MARTK’D is a community movement that creates a unique platform and uses art and sneakers as an engagement tool to connect and empower communities and cultures. The MARTK’D team uses contemporary culture to develop and host a wide range of events, programs, and initiatives that celebrate the intersection between art and sneaker culture.

MARTK’D Experiences

Art on Sneakers “Live” Activation

An interactive showcasing of young and emerging artists coming up with one of a kind designs on sneakers with limited time in front of a live audience

Sneaker Design Installation

A hands on program that provides artists with an outlet to share personalized narratives by using art on sneakers as the canvas.


Footaction Canada

“We have had the pleasure of working with the MARTK’D team in our Footaction division. The MARTK’D concept of Art On Sneakers is an amazing way to outreach into the community and engage with those who are interested in using this avenue to express themselves artistically “.
– Nadine Brown-Footlocker Canada Inc.

Royal Ontario Museum

“The Art on Sneakers activation created a platform for intergenerational interaction and cultural intersections while showcasing amazing art and talent. Brilliant model”
Chris Kennedy, Senior Manager, Festivals and Programs, Royal Ontario Museum

OCAD University

MARTK’D’s use of contemporary culture as an access point to provide solutions is inventive, relatable and extremely entertaining for all of OCAD U stakeholders, including students, staff, and faculty and community partners.
Sean Baker Manager, Student Recruitment, OCAD University

Bata Shoe Museum

”Hosting the Art on Sneakers activation was a pleasure and instrumental in engaging and providing new members with a unique experience.
Emaule Lepri, President Bata Shoe Museum

Ontario Place

“It was an absolute pleasure working with Martk’d and the team of talented artists. Our festival was brought to life with engaged guests of all ages who couldn’t be more excited and wowed with the activation!”
Sarah Tammemagi, CEO Parleview

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