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Monty Preston

Curator of The Other Avatars and Saatchi Art Manager of Art Advisory and CurationSaatchi Art, The Other Avatars

Los Angeles Area

Member Since January 2022


As the creative director behind The Other Avatars, Monty is leading Saatchi Art’s entry into the NFT space. In addition to curating the list of artists participating in The Other Avatars, she is guiding them through the creative process to help them create high quality, unique works of art for this one-of-a-kind drop. Monty graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Linguistics and Spanish Culture Studies from the University of Toronto, Canada. Prior to joining Saatchi Art in 2018, she worked at female-led, industry disrupting startups including Beauty Pie in London, where she managed content and creative, and The RealReal in San Francisco, where she specialized in luxury estate management with a focus on designer apparel and fine art. As an artist and photographer, Monty has collaborated with renowned talents in the fine art and fashion industries, providing her with the unique insight into the creative process that she brings to her curatorial practice.

Published content

4 changes in the NFT space that will inform the future of art and Web3


Four recent developments in the Web3 space illustrate the way NFTs are not only changing the art world, but becoming the future of asset ownership and exchange for Web3.

An artist's guide to getting started with NFTs


Patience is key when diving into something as new and ever-evolving as the NFT space.

Five trends shaping the future of art NFTs


How art NFTs are impacting the world today, and how they will influence the world tomorrow.  

How artists and collectors can increase adoption of art NFTs


In order for there to be NFTs for collectors to purchase, they first need to be created—but there are challenges holding back artists from fully engaging in the space.

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Saatchi Art, The Other Avatars

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Leading online art gallery Saatchi Art features one of the world’s largest selections of original art and helps people all over the world find art and artists they love. The online art gallery offers original paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs by over 100,000 emerging artists from over 100 countries. Saatchi Art is redefining the experience of buying and selling art by providing art lovers with free art advisory services and an expertly curated selection of art, while giving artists a convenient and welcoming environment in which to exhibit and sell their work. To discover the world of Saatchi Art, please visit



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