The world’s most iconic band of all time, taps into the Off the Wall spirit in a collaboration for the ages. Vans and The Beatle collection of footwear showcasing the unique artwork from the legendary Yellow Submarine album and film are now available!  
This collaboration is the first of its kind and delivers an offering of artwork and colors taken directly from the album cover. TRIP OUT! 

The world’s most iconic band of all time, taps into the Off the Wall spirit in a collaboration for the ages. Vans and The Beatle collection of footwear showcasing the unique artwork from the legendary Yellow Submarine album and film are now available!  

This collaboration is the first of its kind and delivers an offering of artwork and colors taken directly from the album cover. TRIP OUT! 

We’re super stoked about Aika Collective’s photo show in Long Beach, CA. You don’t want to miss this one, 20 epic photographers with their iconic photo prints, old and new. There will be photos from the 15 Aika Collective photographers plus 5 new photographers are in the mix for the show: Brian Gaberman, Lance Dawes, Tobin Yelland, Joe Hammeke and Brian Bielmann. All with a ton of photos of Vans riders such as Geoff Rowley (seen here), AVE, Ray Barbee, Cardiel & a bunch of others.

We’re super stoked about Aika Collective’s photo show in Long Beach, CA. You don’t want to miss this one, 20 epic photographers with their iconic photo prints, old and new. There will be photos from the 15 Aika Collective photographers plus 5 new photographers are in the mix for the show: Brian Gaberman, Lance Dawes, Tobin Yelland, Joe Hammeke and Brian Bielmann. All with a ton of photos of Vans riders such as Geoff Rowley (seen here), AVE, Ray Barbee, Cardiel & a bunch of others.

Don’t forget folks — this Thursday, March 4th,  Artists Republic 4 Tomorrow and VANS present ’Greetings From The OC’ a debut solo show by San Clemente screen-print artist and painter David Blake.  Through his visions of faces masked with geometric patterns, animal heads, depicting native fauna of California, viewers will get insight into Blake’s expectations of California. 

Check out David Blake/ the Greetings From The OC video preview. 

Opening Photographs from HIGH MATH at Slow Culture Gallery, Pt. 1

We headed over last Friday night to check out  the HIGH MATH group show at Slow Culture Gallery.  Check out  the Hundreds blog as well for opening photos, but featured above are works from Aaron De La Cruz, Erin D. Garcia, Stacey Rozich, and Jay Howell.  Speaking of Jay, don’t forget he’ll be at SXSW with the Vans artists live painting and signing limited prints - March 14th and 15th at noon. 

Photographs by Michael C. Hsiung  | Additional photographs courtesy of the Hundreds | Slow Culture Gallery

We’re loving the DVD booklet and new shirt with artwork by Nathaniel Russell for Thomas Campbell’s new film Cuatro Suenos Pequenos which is available now at http://umyeaharts.com.  

The DVD features the 23 minute movie shot entirely on 16mm film and a hardcover art book with 14 pages illustrated by Russell as well as photography by  - Brian Gaberman, Sem Rubio, Fred Mortagne, Antton Miettienen, Arto Saari, Todd Glaser, Rip Zinger and Thomas Campbell.

Be sure to swing in and view Mike Giant’s show at FFDG running through March 8th. 2277 Mission St. @19th. Hours: Wed thru Sat (1-6pm).
If you miss this show, don’t fret. Mike Giant will be back at FFDG with an opening scheduled for February 2015… His shows sell out quick, so if you want to get high on the list, now might be the time: info(at)ffdg.net

Be sure to swing in and view Mike Giant’s show at FFDG running through March 8th. 2277 Mission St. @19th. Hours: Wed thru Sat (1-6pm).

If you miss this show, don’t fret. Mike Giant will be back at FFDG with an opening scheduled for February 2015… His shows sell out quick, so if you want to get high on the list, now might be the time: info(at)ffdg.net

Chandran Gallery and Juxtapoz Magazine, with help from New Image Art Gallery, worked with UNIV to curate and organize a group of artists to customize surfboards, which will be auctioned off from March 17 - 31st to help raise money for Waves For Water, an organization in the Philippines, mobilizing an urgent clean water disaster relief initiative in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan. 

A special one-night exhibition will be hosted on Saturday, March 29, at T.F.R. Gallery in Leucadia, California to celebrate the creation of the boards, and to give an opportunity for final bids on the boards at the gallery.  Here’s two awesome surfboards by Los Angeles artists Travis Millard and Mel Kadel. 

Vans Presents the Tenth Installment of Vault by Vans x Taka Hayashi for Spring 2014

Vans presents the 10th installment of Vault by Vans x Taka Hayashi series this spring by self-taught illustrator, painter and graphic artist Taka Hayashi!!  His indelible mark on Vans’ styles and tireless effort to challenge conventions of sneaker design can be felt in every piece he touches.  The eclectic offering showcases Hayashi’s versatility as a designer with creations that embrace Vans heritage while pushing the limits of classic design language.  

See more from the Vault by Vans.