Chad Carothers

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18, 1980
United States
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18, 1980 (age 41)
United States


Painter and illustrator who is best known for his customization of a variety of different shoes using paint pens, spray paint, and several other materials. He shares his work on shoes with his over 110,000 Instagram followers. 

Before Fame

He first began his career as a professional artist in 1998. He began by creating a variety of artwork for different action sports teams. Naturally, he migrated to drawing on the equipment itself and began his business customizing a variety of fashionable shoes. 


In addition to his work on shoes, he is also a fine artist and works in a variety of different mediums and styles. He is known for running his own online web store at where he sells a variety of merchandise including prints, stickers, shirts, and other customizable art. 

Family Life

He is known for often citing his family as inspiration for his art in a variety of different interviews including in Index Ink where he especially thanks his mother and father. 

Associated With

He has drawn portraits of a variety of celebrities on different shoes including Tom BradyMichael Jordan, and Notorious B.I.G.