Sponsored Artists

Daniel Gamache

Daniel Gamache

Poughkeepsie, NY native Dan Gamache fell in love with two things early on: art and sneakers. Growing up, Mache spent his free time sketching portraits and drawing up his own sneaker designs...

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Jake Danklefs

Jake Danklefs

Jake Danklef hails from San Antonio, Texas. But don’t let the name fool you, Dank & Co. is solely the work of Dank, one painstakingly detailed custom at a time. Dank creates one-off customs, so if you didn’t catch a pair the first time around, they’re gone...

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Dillon Dejesus

Dillon Dejesus

Dejesus Customs is a design team based out of Chicago Illinois. Started by brothers Dillon and Daniel Dejesus in 2011, Dejesus Customs has become custom sneaker institution. These guys aren’t just customizers, they’re artists who use sneakers as a canvas...

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Brad Torf

Brad Torf

Brad Torf aka Astrotorf Customs hails from the Windy City of Chicago. Brad has been a sneaker head since the 80’s, growing up watching his beloved Bulls and Michael Jordan. His love of sneakers shows in his clean, crisp designs ranging from his work doing color swaps that look factory-made...

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William Hobbs

William Hobbs

Coming out of Lexington, Kentucky is True Blue Customs & Restoration. For the past few years, True Blue has been killing it with custom jobs for a number of athletes. You might see a pair of his custom, hand painted cleats on the pitcher’s mound at Citizen’s Bank Park or some of Jordan XI running up the court of Rupp Arena during March Madness...

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Alex Walter - YouTuber

Alex Walter - YouTuber

If you’ve ever needed advice on a custom paint job or need to know the facts on a pair of sneakers, our boy Alex aka SneakerHeadInTheBay runs one of the most informative YouTube channels out there. Alex, as his YouTube moniker says, is San Jose native that loves sneakers...

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Sophie Saldana - YouTuber

Sophie Saldana - YouTuber

Maybe making your own pair of color changing slides has never crossed your mind, but this is a very real idea for Sophie Saldana, or Sophiesophss as she’s known to her YouTube followers. Not only did she paint that pair, but she made a really funny video that turned a process closer to chemistry than art into something accessible and easy to understand...

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Justin Heidrick

Justin Heidrick

My name is Justin Heidrick or Justwin Heidrick, get it? I go by Justwin Customs and am a self taught artist based out of the Bay Area, California. I started customizing shoes in 2012 after seeing a tutorial by Mache on Complex...

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Alexander John

Alexander John

Alexander-John is a multifaceted artist with an extensive resume as a photographer, sneaker customizer, and interior/footwear/fashion designer. He’s known for his clean aesthetic and outstanding design skills, creating one-of-a-kind pieces in many different mediums...

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Tai G H

Tai G H

My name is Tai and I’m a young sneaker customizer from Slovenia who also really loves basketball . I’ve discovered shoe art through YouTube. First it was Sierato and then Dillon Dejesus. I’ve always liked sneakers and after seeing what they’re doing with them, I wanted to try it myself...

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Austin Torma

Austin Torma

My name is Austin Torma from Tracy, CA and I see my self as a more versatile artist who can take on multiple elements and different art tasks.I started 5 years ago and was introduced the industry by my friends Jonathan and Ryan (our initials represent JAR)...

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Frank Anthony

Frank Anthony

When it comes to the phrase 'no duplicates,' artist Frank Anthony means it. His highly detailed approach to custom sneaker work and clothing design has made him one of the most sought after customizers out there...

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Osvaldo Tassi

Osvaldo Tassi

Wally, also known as Wally Champ grew up in San Pedro out of Los Angeles California. As a young kid fascinated by art and basketball, it was not long until Hip Hop entered the scene and became a form of life...

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Enzo Kim

Enzo Kim

My name is Enzo H. Kim, raised in Monterey Park, CA. I utilize my own creativity with inspiration from other artists and mediums into my custom artwork! I’m currently attending the University of Oregon for my Product Design BFA degree, and alongside my interests...

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Mikaela Henderson

Mikaela Henderson

Hey! My name is Mikaela, but I also go by Sneaker Queen’s Customs! I’m from Canton, Ohio.⁠I’ve been an artist all my life, but decided to take it on professionally in 2019...

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Malcolm Garret

Malcolm Garret

Malcolm Garret born in northern NJ. A love for fashion, design & art started out at the age of 9 designing (drawing) clothings & painting canvases. It would be later on in life where he discovered the art of sneaker customizing...

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Sheldan Wilbon

Sheldan Wilbon

Sheldan Wilbon aka “Poohbrezzy” became known overnight for his anime style and consistency. Painting over hundreds of items, people started to take notice of his work! Bringing in millions of watchers he is talented in many other things like music and dancing...

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Tommy Nickerson

Tommy Nickerson

Tommy Nickerson is a Los Angeles-based designer and owner of Bear Gallery. Selling his first pair of custom footwear in 2008, he has amassed over one thousand orders...

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KiwicustomArt

KiwicustomArt

Hi, I’m Kiwi Lu, better known as KiwicustomArt. A customizer coming from Taiwan and also a powerlifting lover. I’ve been painting powerlifting belts, weightlifting shoes etc. since 2018...

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Cassy Karyshyn

Cassy Karyshyn

Hi! I’m Cassy Karyshyn and painting has always been a passion of mine. I started Cassy Kustoms in 2020 by asking family and friends if I could customize their AirPods, phone cases, shoes, and clothes...

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Cedric Baldoz

Cedric Baldoz

Hey there! This is Nuffced Tokyo, but you can call me Ced. When I got my tattoo two years ago, my sneaker customizing journey also began. As I watched the tattooist ink my skin, my love and passion for art returned in a flash and coursed through my veins...

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Jan Galica

Jan Galica

Hi, I'm OuQier! I'm a simple shoe painter from Poland (yes, it is that country of "pierogi" and Robert Lewandowski).In my work I strive to make every shoe I paint unique and truly incredible, definitely giving it all my heart and I think it pays off...

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Laura Chu-Pui-Chan

Laura Chu-Pui-Chan

My name is Laura chu, I’m 22 years old , and I’m from Montreal, Canada. I’ve been doing art with various mediums since the age of 10, and later studied in 3D Animation and CGI...

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Genevieve duCharme

Genevieve duCharme

My name is Genevieve duCharme and I’m a custom shoe artist. I grew up in Los Angeles, California and moved to New York City to study illustration at Parsons school of design, where I graduated with a Bachelor’s in 2019...

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Erin Price

Erin Price

Hey, my name is Erin and I've been painting most of my life! I started customizing shoes back in 2017, and never realized it would take off the way that it did! I started off by painting random themes and finally found my niche with all things Disney!!...

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Kathryn Fitzgerald Gaudet

Kathryn Fitzgerald Gaudet

Born and raised in Portland Maine, Kate attended every possible art class she could, which includes getting a certificate in commercial arts from Portland arts and technology high school. There she participated in various art contests and an art installment called “lighthouses does across Maine.”...

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Jonathan Millar

Jonathan Millar

Jonathan Millar aka @jsm_801_customs - a sneaker connoisseur, has been collecting sneakers since the mid 1990s. His love and passion for sneakers grew when he realized that some of the releases could have been better if certain colorways were done...

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David Forlizzi

David Forlizzi

Boston, MA's own David Forlizzi, better known as Sab_One, has been killing it the custom game for years now. Bringing hometown pride to the next level, his art takes inspiration from Boston sports legacies and the city itself...

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Bryan Phillips

Bryan Phillips

Born and raised in Southern California, Bryan Phillips has explored different artistic avenues his whole life. From theater and comedy to illustration and graphic design, he could never settle. However, in 2016, Bryan found an online article about custom sneakers and it sparked an interest in him...

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Sean Fontenot

Sean Fontenot

Sean Fontenot aka Color Me Fresh is a self-taught artist all about creation, color, and individuality. His talent was clear at a young age, but his love for art recently reignited while working a gig at ComplexCon...

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Kira

Kira

Kira, aka. KiraMadeThis, is from Toronto, Canada, and her artist journey began at the age of 3, when she decided to vandalize her mom’s kitchen walls. Since then, Kira has been “customizing” anything she can get her hands on–whether it’s building walls, cars, shoes–she finds the best canvases are usually the ones that are mobile...

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Sylvia Meza

Sylvia Meza

Sylvia Meza knows geek culture, and that's a great thing! As a purveyor of "custom, hand painted, super-geeky footwear," Sylvia is constantly putting out incredibly detailed and vibrant work...

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Terrell Nievera

Terrell Nievera

My name is Terrell Nievera, also known as TRAGIK1993. Born and raised in the BAY AREA and grew up around art. My dad was a designer, which him and his coworkers were part of the designing team for parts of Walt Disneyworlds structure, and artist throughout my early years and he gave me my first paintbrush at the age of 3...

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Marcus Rivero

Marcus Rivero

Marcus Rivero, known as a SolesBySir to the custom community is by and far one of the busiest custom artists. If you keep up with football or baseball in any capacity, you’ve probably seen a pair of his custom 1-of-1 cleats out on the field...

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Brennan Bizon

Brennan Bizon

"My name is Brennan Bizon. I love art and I have been making custom, hand painted shoes for about three years now. I've customized a variety of footwear ranging from sandals to sneakers and everything in between...

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Boyarde

Boyarde

"Boyarde is an internationally acclaimed British artist and photographer, whose Pop Art brand is known for embracing and hand painting ‘unusual canvases’ including the female body and luxury fashion accessories...

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