Louie Gong for Vans Custom Culture

August 27, 2012

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 wanted to do my best work.

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

July 10, 2012

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 at the time we shot this piece, his filming and editing chops picked up the slack, and the Wigup TV project -- which will show in public schools across Canada -- turned out amazingly.

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

July 10, 2012

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 living room ...to a custom shoe workshop ...to my childhood home two hours away up in Nooksack.

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

July 10, 2012

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Louie Gong on Northwest Indian News

July 10, 2012

Northwest Indian News, a project of the Tulalip Tribe, represents a critical stage of northwest tribes ongoing push to reclaim sovereignty. By telling our own stories - on our own terms - we’re both perpetuating the story telling tradition and undermining the highly stereotypical representations of Native people we often see in the media.  I was really honored to be featured in the news piece below.

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

July 10, 2012

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 when reporter Kim Holcomb asked me if I was interested in being featured on the pro

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Putting the Pop in Culture, Evening Magazine

July 04, 2012

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 reporter Kim Holcomb asked me if I was interested in being featured on the program.

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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.

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Speaking and Workshops in Germany

July 04, 2012

In March of 2012 I set off on a whirlwind tour of Germany as a guest of the US Consulate. The tour coincided with Germany's annual "Week Against Racism." My agenda was jam packed with workshops in Leipzig, Nuremberg and Frankfurt. The whole trip - my first to Europe - was a blast, and I can't wait to go back.

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