In his vibrant Seattle studio, artist and activist Louie Gong describes his trend-setting pathway to independence and sustainability as a cultural artist. By Kathy Touhey and Valerie Vozza for the Seattle Channel's "Art Zone".
This holiday season I've received dozens of polite requests - and even some frustrated demands - that have reminded me the world wants more customized Native footwear. Unfortunately, I've taken a break from his kind of work to pursue new projects, and the only way I can be of service is to share links to my favorite Native shoe artists. These hard working folks who have art available right now!