Carlsbad High School Wins the Vans Custom Culture Contest

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Vans named Carlsbad High School of Carlsbad, Calif. as the grand-prize winner of the sixth annual Vans Custom Culture design competition and awarded a $50,000 donation toward the school's arts education program...

The Sixth Annual Vans Custom Culture Competition

Fashion // Monday, June 08, 2015
Finalists for the sixth annual Vans Custom Culture high school art competions are competing for a $50,000 grand prize toward their school’s arts education program. More than 2,500 schools participated in the 2015 competition and Vans turned to the public to vote for the five finalists. The art class from each school will travel to New York City for the final event tomorrow, June 9, at Industria SuperStudio where a panel of celebrity judges will select the winning class...

Sixth Annual Vans Custom Culture Art Competition

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 16, 2015
Vans has announced their sixth annual Custom Culture art competition which invites high school students from around the country to create their most artistic and inventive designs using blank Vans shoes as their canvas. Vans will donate $50,000 to the winning school’s arts program, along with the potential that the school will see one of its designs produced for sale at select Vans retail locations and Vans.com.

2014 Vans Custom Culture Contest

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Vans, in partnership with Americans for the Arts, Journeys and truth, has invited high school art students across the country to take part in the fifth annual Vans Custom Culture art and design competition, to celebrate student creativity and support arts education. Win a trip to New York City and a shot at $50,000 for your high school art program. Talk to your art teacher today!

2012 Vans Custom Culture Art Competition Finals Video

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 15, 2012
The 2012 Vans Custom Culture Art Competition came to an end with an all expenses paid trip for the five finalist high schools out to Los Angeles to crown a winner. Rio Rancho walked away with both the Grand Prize and the all new Journeys Local Attitude Award meaning a $55,000 total donation to their high school art program.

Vans Custom Culture Art Showcase

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 01, 2012
Students from Rio Rancho High School (Rio Rancho, NM) claimed top prize on Wednesday, May 30, 2011 at the Vans Custom Culture Art & Design Showcase at the Long Beach Museum of Art. Rio Rancho’s four Vans shoe designs were initially chosen from nearly 900 submissions across all 50 states and with the top honor, Rio Rancho High School receives a $50,000 grant towards the school’s art programs.

Vote for Vans Custom Culture Finalists for a Chance to Win $55,000 towards their Art Programs by May 3

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Vans Custom Culture, the iconic shoe brand's nationwide art contest, wraps up the public voting phase of the program this Thursday, May 3, 2012 at midnight EDT. So cast your votes now to help choose the five schools that will win the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles and participate in the final art showcase and chance to win up to $55,000 towards their high school's art programs.

Dennis McNett x Vans Custom Culture 2012

Juxtapoz // Friday, April 06, 2012
  Next week, Vans' Custom Culture submission period ends for the 900 high schools that have registered to be a part of the art education-supporting contest for this year.

Vans Custom Culture 2012

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 17, 2012
Vans Custom Culture registration opened to all U.S.-based high school art programs on February 1, accepting the first 1,000 registrant schools into this year’s competition. Vans Custom Culture encourages students to express their personal creativity through customizing four favorite Vans canvas styles: the Authentic, 106 Vulcanized, Sk8-Hi and Classic Slip-On. Registration is open through March 1 so get your schools involved.

Vans Custom Culture 2011

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 10, 2011
Vans needs your help!  If you know high school teachers, staffers, students, janitors—whatever—spread the word to budding young high school artists across the country: Registration is open for Vans Custom Culture 2011 high school art program. More after the jump . . .

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