1 of 1 Project Custom Vans Chukka by Mark Dean Veca

This pair of custom Vans Chukkas of the 1 of 1 Project made in size 11 by Mark DeanVeca. He is a Brooklyn based artists who has exhibited his work throughout the United States, Europe and Japan at institutions such as The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Bronx Museum of Art and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. His work has been reviewed in numerous publications including The New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, Art Review, Juxtapoz, and Flash Art.

30 custom Vans sneakers have been created for the 1 of 1 Project put on by Chris Watchorn of Winnipeg, Canada to help raise money for the The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Winnipeg. Secondly the project was to improve the art and creative scene in Winnipeg by bringing artists of many medias from all across North America to use one type of canvas: Vans canvas sneakers.

Full details on the shoes and auction can be found at the 1 of 1 Project Website. Shoes will be auctioned on eBay starting June 27th. Check back here for links to the auction.