May 26, 2017
Renée Snelson, a shoe designer for major brands, who turned to street art using the name XORS, has become notorious on city streets for her “shoefiti” — colorful, emotional and electrifying caricatures of footwear. Renée created the exclusive piece “BIG SHOES! BIG PARTY!” to be featured at the opening night industry event held May 31st at Bryant Park Grill. Renée will also featured other creations from her collection at the event and at the New York Shoe Expo which which are available for sale.
Renée is also a Two Ten scholarship recipient of the Arsutoria training course and her work can be seen in Brooklyn and NYC. Look for new installations this summer in Williamsburg, BK and the LES, NYC.
LIKE IT? OWN IT! Bid to own this exquisite artwork and the proceeds will benefit The Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation. Minimum bid starts at $1500 (valued at $5000+). Email bids to XORS@FFANY.ORG.
Looking to gain knowledge and skills in the world of shoemaking? FFANY is proud to partner with the experts at Arsutoria School to bring the 5-day course “The Art of Shoemaking” to Los Angeles from March 12-16. A big thank you to the Two Ten Footwear Foundation, who is offering a full scholarship ($2,500 value) to footwear industry employees looking to advance their careers through education – learn more.