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Surprised by the cover of Native Peoples Magazine

No one told me that I was going to be honored with the cover of Native Peoples Magazine's April 2013 issue, so you can imagine how surprised I was...

Louie Gong at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian

"Design Yourself: IAMNMAI" is an artistic partnership designed to explore issues of identity, community, and mixed heritage through art while remin...

Eighth Generation custom shoes get a shout out at Juxtapoz.com

Big thanks to the folks at Juxtapoz.com for including my art in a post about the Custom Culture Arts Program. Last year, I was asked to be an offic...

Louie Gong Named to Native Max Magazines "Top 10 Most Inspirational Natives"

Eighth Generation is a fresh and distinctive company that produces original artwork in the form of shoes, prints, shirts, skateboards, hand drums a...

Louie Gong for Vans Custom Culture

When the Vans folks asked if I could create a pair of customs to use in promotion of the Vans Custom Culture Arts Program, I knew right away that I...

"Walking Masterpieces" - A Profile of Louie Gong by Wigup TV (2011)

Filmmaker Corey Ogilvie had some cool gadgets to compliment his keen sensibilities around style and color. Although I didn’t have much art to show ...

"Walking in Two Worlds" - Louie Gong Profiled on CTV's First Story

Jessica McIntire and her CTV First Story crew dropped in on me for an epic day of filming that included everything from art-process shots in my liv...

'UNRESERVED: The Work of Louie Gong' Gets Shout-out from National Geographic

I guess it’s poetic that my Grandpa Gong (photo below) passed away while cooking. Twenty-two years later, when I think of him, I hear a heavy cleav...

Louie Gong on Northwest Indian News

Northwest Indian News, a project of the Tulalip Tribe, represents a critical stage of northwest tribes ongoing push to reclaim sovereignty. By tell...

Louie Gong Puts the "Pop" in Culture by Evening Magazine

I grew up watching Evening Magazine - which has been one of the highest rated regional programs on television for a long time - so I flipped-out wh...

Putting the Pop in Culture, Evening Magazine

I grew up watching Evening Magazine - which has been one of the highest rated regional programs on television for a long time - so I flipped when r...

Louie Gong x Vans Custom Culture Arts Program

I’m really proud that Vans has asked me to be an Official Ambassador for their Custom Culture Arts Program.