Mikhail Tsaturyan, also known as Misha Libertee, is a multidisciplinary artist and designer, born in 1985 in an Armenian family in Russia. His upbringing in a creative environment instilled in him a passion for art and design from a young age, which he honed by exploring a variety of traditional and digital mediums as well as pop culture.
Misha Libertee is renowned for his eclectic style, which combines traditional and digital media to produce visually stunning and conceptually thought-provoking works. His mashup techniques, which merge Renaissance classics with modern pop culture and blend religion with technology, have earned him a significant following both online and offline.
Apart from his entertaining and engaging works, Misha Libertee is also recognized for his public art pieces, which address social and environmental issues such as animal extinction and the need for environmental protection.
In 2012, he moved to China to work as a toy designer and quickly rose through the ranks to become the lead designer of a company responsible for designing sports accessories and portable electronics, including heart rate trackers. During this time, he developed an interest in digital art and began exploring graphic design, 3D art, and animation.
In addition to his artistic pursuits, Misha Libertee is an entrepreneur and innovator. He co-founded and serves as creative director of MOOW, a lifestyle app that incorporates blockchain mechanics to motivate users to engage in physical activity by earning cryptocurrency based on their heart rate.
Aside from his traditional art techniques, Misha is passionate about digital art and the metaverse. He has created his virtual twin, Misha Cybertee, equipped with artificial intelligence and neural networks to become an independent, fully digital artist ready for the era of the metaverse. His avatar has already participated in online events, collaborated with startups, and sold NFTs created by its Neural Network. He also designs in-game digital assets for MOOW.
Misha Libertee's works have been exhibited in art galleries and museums worldwide, including in Armenia, Russia, China, UAE, France, Italy, and the United States. He has collaborated with internationally renowned brands and charity funds and participated in Burning Man and other art festivals. His digital art has also been featured in NFT marketplaces. With his wide range of skills and innovative ideas, Misha Libertee continues to push the boundaries of art and technology.
In 2022, Misha Libertee relocated to Armenia to promote his nation's culture and contribute to the growing art scene.