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Todd Shimabuku

Todd Shimabuku grew up in Hawaii, where he discovered the camaraderie of skateboarding at a young age. Shimabuku is an influential entrepreneur, founding member of In4mation, and a permanent fixture in the apparel world.

Patrick O'Dell

Patrick O’Dell has served time as Photo Editor for Vice, a regular lensman to every major skate mag, is the proprietor of the famed Epicly Later’d series, and has the phone numbers to most of your favorite bands in his phone. Smash your head at epiclylaterd.com

Yong-Ki Chang

Yong-Ki Chang is owner of The Solitary Arts, a skateboard brand with Bob Lake, Jef Hartsel and Geoff McFetridge. YKC actively represents art & photography from some of skating’s finest. Raised in Oahu and currently residing in Northern CA.

Chris Reed

Chris Reed was born during the Summer of Love in the Southerly region of California where he has amassed a body of work that gives evidence to his affinity for skateboarding, surfing, music, friends and family. Clients include Alien Workshop, Etnies, Vans, etc.

Michael Hsiung

Michael Hsiung was raised in Los Angeles and is known for his black & white ink drawings of happily swollen figures. One of the few remaining Asians able to grow facial hair, Hsiung has collaborated with Enjoi, Matix, Giant Robot, Vans, etc. Visit michaelchsiung.com

Buoloco

Buoloco resides within the shadowy caverns of the snowboard industry, offering a unique vantage point of interviewees such as Travis Rice, Terje Haakonsen, Chris Roach, John Cardiel and other red-carpet walkers lurking in the mountains. Visit buoloco.com for more.

Kelly Williams

Kelly D. Williams is an out-of-work metaphysicist from Idaho, constantly unearthing his artistic roots. Clients include Los Logos, éS, DVS, Broadcast, Nike, Altamont, and he’s partially to blame for starting PERMANENT. Check his work here: kellydwilliams.com

Joe Casttro

Joe Castro is a collage artist, musician, oil painter and graphic designer currently lurking somewhere between Philadelphia and Delaware. For more info, visit mightyjoecastro.com

J Namdev Hardisty

J. Namdev Hardisty did what every child of 80’s skateboarding and 90’s hardcore does- he became a graphic designer, writer and entrepreneur.

Ian Michna, Jenkem Mag

Ian Michna was born in New York and raised in Vienna, Austria where he became known for beatboxing on the 38 tram & bus. He currently runs Jenkem, rides his skateboard, and continues to forget his German.

The Village Psychic

Village Psychic is a Brooklyn, New York based skate blog focusing on the past, present and future of skateboarding. Visit VillagePsychic.net to see all sides of the crystal ball.


Todd Francis x Vans x No Comply in Austin, Texas

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Todd Francis has an upcoming mid-day event at No Comply in Austin, Texas during SXSW, hosted by Vans.  Original artwork along with his book, “Look Away” (Wins Publishing), his signature enamel pin by The Rubbish Rubbish, prints from his, “Thanks A Lot” exhibit and a custom t-shirt and mug for this event will be available.

Oh yeah, Todd will be there too so give him a hug, feed him a waffle, pour him a cup of joe and get him to sign something cruddy for yourself.

Tuesday, March, 15, 2016

Noon – 3pm

No Comply

812 W. 12th Street. Austin, Texas 78701

Phone: 512.804.0472



Butter Goods Interview – Champ Magazine

Perth, the capital of Western Australia, is home to one of the best new clothing stores in the world, Lo-Fi. Garth Mariano and Matt Evans of Butter Goods opened Lo-Fi in March of 2014, although Butter Goods has been deeply respected since it began in 2008.

butter-goods-interview-001Butter Goods‘ brand strongly reflects the tastes of Garth and Matt as skaters and friends. Champ Magazine recently sat down with them to chat about skateboarding’s awkward relationship with fashion, the inspiration behind the name of their brand, and the accuracy of skateboarders’ bullshit detectors. Check the full interview here.

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Help Fight Cancer, Day By Day – Mark Oblow Donates His Artwork To CanPlan

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Mark Oblow has generously donated one of his original art pieces towards a really great Kickstarter… CanPlan. CanPlan is a planner designed to help fight cancer, day by day.  Please visit the page HERE and make a donation as every dollar helps someone in need. If you donate $1500, Equal Dist will send this Mark Oblow signed piece anywhere in the world along with donating 20 copies of CanPlan to a cancer organization to be distributed to people who need this invaluable tool.

Find out more at the link below.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/canplan/canplan-a-planner-made-to-help-you-fight-cancer

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@markoblow

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Gorlilla Flicks Interviews Todd Francis

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Portraiture from Mark Oblow’s, “STUCK TO ME”

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Ryan Allan and Kristina Patterson shot portraits for Mark Oblow’s show for his opening of, “STUCK TO ME on January 14, 2016.  For all of the photos, please view www.whatyouth.com 



WHAT YOUTH – Mark Oblow’s, “STUCK TO ME” Solo Show

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 check out all of the photos what youth posted at www.whatyouth.com



Juxtapoz Interviews Todd Francis in support of his solo show “Thanks A Lot” – 01/08/16

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