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Sneaker Culture Artist Talk: Akio Evans the Shoe Muralist – 1 pm
Sneaker Culture Artist Talk: Akio Evans the Shoe Muralist
Saturday, August 6
How cool are your sneaks? Meet creative artist and storyteller Akio Evans who uses innovation and fashion to transform sneakers into a new art form. Beginning with creating custom sneaks for The Wire actor, Felicia Pearson (Snoop), Akio’s commissioned sneaker art has been collected by comedian Donnell Rawlings, Dave Chappelle, Dr. Dre, Nick Cannon, Kevin Hart, Havoc of Mobb Deep, Tyronn Lue, Allen Iverson among others. During this artist talk, we will learn about Akio’s journey as a sneaker artist to celebrities, filmmaker and teaching artist to youth in his community.
Free with Museum Admission
To RSVP only, Contact Visitor Services Desk at 443-263-1875. Tickets can be purchased at the door.