Converse #madebyyou Campagin

Converse-made by orla walsh

‘As part of a worldwide campaign called Made by You, which celebrates wearers of the sneaker, 10 young Irish artists were given the opportunity to make their own mark on a pair of Chuck Taylors, using them as a blank canvas to express their creativity. The group included comic book illustrators and tattoo and street artists. The exhibition of their customised sneakers is now touring shops in Ireland for the next three months.’

I was thrilled to be part of this campaign and based my design on my love of the American retro cab.

Images of my Converse

Years ago I had painted a set of American cab paintings. The two I based my design for the converse chuck taylor are below…

'De Niro Cab' and 'Checkered Cab Door'

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