This past Saturday, June 21st, Converse celebrated their 1HUND(RED) Artists with an event held at Canvas in Malibu, CA. The event featured a showcase of original art and final product by artists, Agathe de Baillencourt #56, Andrew Mania #94, Camilla Engman- #3, Clare Corrigan #13, Colletivo Design #22, Ginger Jones #25, Jeremyville #30, Katie Hillier #93, Laura Trowbridge #31, Megan Whitmarsh #14, Michael Schall # 33, Rocky Dawuni #85, Ryan Lombardi #16, Steve Monti #58, Supakitch #40, The Canannes #81, Umbereen Qureshi #4, Warwick Kay/Orange Juice Design #17 and Yuko Yabuki #21. The attendees included Barry Diller, Dr. Romanelli and Steve Lippmann with Macy Gray’s DJ, Kiilu Grand provided the music.
Converse 1HUND(RED) Artists is an unprecedented global curation project designed to further support Converse’s partnership with (RED). Using Converse as a blank canvas, each artist, tasked with the creation of an original design, developed unique shoes that range from playful, graphic cartoon character images to designs that emphasize the importance of the (PRODUCT) RED mission to fight AIDS in Africa. 10% of the net wholesale price of these shoes goes to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Geneva, Switzerland).
Converse 1HUND(RED) Artists shoes are available now at Canvas, 23410 Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA 90265 and artist original artwork will be on display on the first floor gallery space through Monday, June 30th.
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