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UREEQA Welcomes Dean Drever, A Sculptor Who Has Produced Multi-Million Dollar Works Of Art


HK / ONTARIO CA, Mar 6, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – You may
recognize the work of the newest addition to the UREEQA
Collection of Pledged Assets if you tuned in to the 2010
Vancouver Olympics, or if you’ve ever visited Edmonton’s
famed Epcor Tower.

Dean
Drever is an acclaimed Canadian sculptor whose minimalist
and abstract work can be enjoyed at famous landmarks
throughout the country, including Toronto’s Union Station
and the Toronto Sculpture Garden.

Drever is a
particularly exciting addition to the UREEQA Collection of
Pledged Assets, as he is the first artist working in a
physical art medium that we are welcoming to the platform.
We are pleased that Drever’s pledged work can help
illustrate the versatility of the UREEQA platform to protect
artists from a variety of backgrounds and mediums.

As
a Creator, Drever’s primary reason for joining the UREEQA
platform is to protect his work throughout its many
iterations and during the development process. This is one
of the many challenges that Creators like Drever face, and a
real life example of a problem that UREEQA can
solve.

A creation starts as an idea, that idea is
yours, and it deserves protection.

This is incredibly
important to us and is at the forefront of our minds as we
develop, launch and grow the platform. UREEQA will help
alleviate the fear of bringing an idea to fruition, just for
it to be stolen.

Although Drever’s work often ends up
in physical form, it begins as an idea, and that idea can
still be protected by the power of the Ethereum blockchain.
Whether works are digital or physical, the Creator will be
able to utilize the UREEQA platform to validate and protect
their work. Though we may be seen as a blockchain company,
we are utilizing this technology in a real-world application
to empower Creators.

If you visit Drever’s YouTube
page, you can see his creations come to life – from ideas to
massive realities, and it’s easy to understand why he would
want protection. For his Bear with Salmon sculpture at
Edmonton’s Epcor Tower, Dean first designed the bear with
illustrations – much like an architect would a building. The
bear was then cast and assembled in a foundry in New York.
Finally, the two-tonne sculpture was driven across the
continent to Edmonton, Alberta. One could understand the
many points along the creative way at which Drever’s work
could be compromised.

Once a piece of creative work is
hashed to the Ethereum blockchain through UREEQA, it is
timestamped, giving proof of WHEN a Creator’s ownership was
claimed. This means that as soon as you have an idea, you
can stake your claim to your rights. A package of proof can
then be built by our team of Validators through our
Validation process.

We want to ensure that no idea
goes unseen for fear of it being stolen, before it can even
be realized by the original Creator. UREEQA will protect
work from the smallest idea to the largest creations,
including two-tonne sculptures.

Dean also looks
forward to the social aspect of UREEQA. It will allow
Creators, like Drever, to confidently share their work with
fans and art lovers all over the globe, without the fear of
it being stolen and having no recourse.

In this way,
the UREEQA platform will be an empowering and inspiring
place to share creativity. After all, our love of various
forms of creative works is the one thing that binds us
together as global citizens.

About Dean Drever
Dean
Drever is a Canadian sculptor whose abstract, minimalist
work is featured throughout Canada. Dean studied at the
Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, Alberta and
currently creates art out of his studio in Toronto, Ontario.
His most noted work is Pass the Hat (paper), which is a
totem pole made up of nothing more than nearly 11,000 sheets
of paper.

You can discover more about Dean Drever and
his body of work here:
Website: http://www.deandreverstudio.com/index.html
Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/deandreverstudio
YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0dgAbgj4ktt-ZEhMVI9stg

About
UREEQA
The UREEQA platform harnesses the power of
blockchain technology and the blockchain community to
empower creators to protect, manage, and monetize their
work. Established in Canada in 2020, UREEQA will modernize
the inefficient and bureaucratic systems currently in place
for copyright, patent, industrial design and trademark
protection. UREEQA provides value and opportunities for its
Creators, Validators and Tokenholders via URQA, the token at
the heart of the UREEQA ecosystem.

For more
information on UREEQA and upcoming announcements please
visit our website UREEQA (https://www.ureeqa.com/),
join our Telegram channel (https://t.me/UREEQA), and
follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/UREEQA_Inc).

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