Film Screening And Discussion With Louie Gong

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Want to know what it takes to make a living doing what you love?

Join ArtXchange Gallery for a FREE screening of the 14 minute film "Unreserved: The Work of Louie Gong" followed by an audience-guided discussion hosted by Louie, a self-taught artist who was been able to parlay interest in his hand-drawn custom shoes into one of the countries most recognized Native-owned brands.

1 pm : Film Screening and Discussion
2 pm : Meet the Artist

*Refreshments Provided
*The gallery will be open so you can browse the show!

“UNRESERVED” is an intimate profile of Pacific Northwest artist and activist Louie Gong (Nooksack, Chinese, French, Scottish). In March 2009, he began merging Coast Salish art with pop culture icon Vans Shoes, to create custom skate shoes representing the complexities of multi-racial cultural identity – something he refers to as “walking in two worlds”.
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