Louie Gong x Vans Custom Culture Arts Program

July 04, 2012

I’m really proud that Vans has asked me to be an Official Ambassador for their Custom Culture Arts Program.  Basically, I’m tasked with dressing up a pair of Classic Slips Ons. When complete, I’ll toss them back to Vans to use in promotional materials for the nation-wide project.  Additionally, since I’ve done over 30 custom shoe workshops all over the country, I’ll be working my connections with teachers and program coordinators to get as many students involved as possible. Why the hell not?  Vans provides some the shoes, and the grand prize is $50k for your school’s arts program. Get the hand out.

I’ll have to dig deep to come up with something inspiring because some of these kids get crazy with their custom shoe designs. Seriously, check out some photos!




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