The artist behind this pair of size 9 Vans Chukkas for the 1 of 1 Project is Sable Ptashnick, a Winnipeg based designer and recent University of Manitoba graduate. 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.