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Nike Art Department

Artist Sketch - An Immersive Experience

The Nike Art Department “Artist Sketch” is beyond a transaction, its an experience, one the lucky recipient will never forget. In addition to accepting the all white “bench”, you will receive a personal meeting with one of Nike’s most talented illustrators, KJ LeBeau. KJ will spend a few hours with the winner in a q&a learning about their lifestyle, obsessions and cultural interests. Together they will craft an illustrated narrative that KJ will then hand draw directly onto the “bench”. KJ and the recipient will agree to timing based on the complexity of the content determined. This unique opportunity provides the most personal and custom offering, creating a conversation piece to last generations.


Artist Bio:

K.J. LeBeau is a Graphic Designer/ Illustrator working as a Print and Pattern Designer at Nike. Born and Raised in Michigan, K.J. attended The College for Creative Studies in Detroit where he received his BFA in Illustration. After graduating he freelanced and worked in apparel graphics until joining the Nike Art Dept 3 years ago where he has remained since. Through Nike he has been given the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects in both apparel and footwear, personal highlights include creating prints for Serena Williams. He currently resides in Portland with his partner Laura and their beautiful pup Mei. 


Materials Used: White Denim Upholstery, Powder Coated Accents

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Auction Details


Bidding begins on April 22nd at 7am PST, and ends on May 31st at 8PM PST. Proceeds benefit New Avenues for Youth. Winning bidders must arrange for pickup of the collaboration bench within 2 weeks of the auction's close. In some instances, we can accommodate delivery in the Portland-metro area. Pickup is at our SE Portland warehouse location. We can facilitate shipping at our full service warehouse, with shipping arrangements and costs bore by the winning bidder. 



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