What do Youth from the East + West Coasts Have in Common?

A lot!   We are more alike than we believe and we got to witness that firsthand this past Friday as we hosted a group of teens from the Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) program at our New York office.    HOLA is a non-profit that has been working with under-served youth in Los Angeles for […]

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A Breath of Fresh Air

Sometimes the routine of life can be monotonous. Eat, sleep, work, eat, go home.  Luckily some of us have the means and opportunity to jet out of town and visit different cities. You come back energized and the change of pace adds more perspective to your life.  You got a breath of fresh air.  What about the […]

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Stoked on Spring Spotlight: Tim Young & Brittany

Today’s Stoked on Spring Spotlight features the collaborative skate deck by Tim Young and Stoker Brittany. This deck, as well as 14 others that were also made by professional artist and youth pairs, will be available for bidding at the event’s silent auction along with several fine art pieces on May 16th at the Scholastic […]

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Stoked on Spring Spotlight: Billi Kid & Taimir

Stoked on Spring, Stoked’s annual fundraiser on Wednesday, May 16th at the Scholastic Greenhouse, is less than one week away! Today’s Stoked on Spring Spotlight features the collaborative skate deck by Billi Kid and Stoker Taimir. This deck, as well as 14 others that were also made by professional artist and youth pairs, will be […]

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Stoked on Spring Spotlight: John Gordon Gauld

Today’s Stoked on Spring Spotlight features the work of John Gordon Gauld, which was generously donated by Salomon Contemporary and the artist. John Gordon Gauld created a series of facial hair watercolor paintings from 2007 to 2011. The beard and mustache series was originally commissioned by Bergdorf Goodman for their windows showcasing the 2011 Men’s […]

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Stoked on Spring Spotlight: Alice Mizrachi & Mennen

Continuing our countdown to Stoked on Spring, Stoked’s annual fundraiser that will take place on Wednesday, May 16th, at the Scholastic Greenhouse, today’s Stoked on Spring Spotlight features the collaborative skate deck by Alice Mizrachi and Stoker Mennen. This deck, as well as 14 others that were also made by professional artist and youth pairs, […]

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Stoked on Spring Spotlight: Julian Ungano

Today’s Stoked on Spring Spotlight features photographer Julian Ungano who has been a Stoked supporter for several years. Julian has not only donated his work to be auctioned off at Stoked on Spring, but also helped us gain donations from other artists and will be DJing the event on May 16th at Scholastic Greehouse in […]

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Stoked on Spring Spotlight: Kenzo Minami

As we continue our countdown until Stoked on Spring, Stoked’s annual fundraiser that will take place on Wednesday, May 16th at the Scholastic Greenhouse, we are highlighting one piece of artwork each day that will be auctioned at the event. All proceeds from the event will directly support our after-school program, Stoked Plus: Skateboard Build, […]

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Stoked on Spring Spotlight: Pete KL and Esther

Today the Stoked spotlight falls on artist Pete KL and his collaboration partner, Esther. This is the fifth installment in our 15-part countdown until Stoked on Spring, which will be on the evening of Wednesday, May 16th, at the Scholastic Greenhouse at 557 Broadway. In addition to the skateboard deck made by Pete and Esther, […]

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Stoked on Spring Spotlight: Monica Watkins and Jahvea

Continuing the countdown until Stoked on Spring, Stoked’s annual fundraiser that will take place on Wednesday, May 16th at the Scholastic Greenhouse, today we feature the work of Monica Watkins and Stoker Jahvea, one of 15 youth-artist collaboration skateboard decks that will be auctioned at the event along with several other pieces of fine art.  […]

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