· Empowering artistic talent through authentic skateboarding roots, the mission at EQUAL DIST is to curate, nurture, and propel creative individuals towards their goals as successful artists.  A skateboarder-owned company started in 2004, blending culture with artist and talent management, retail and online sales, and an expansive curatorial resume, Yong-Ki Chang's goal is to champion diversity and innovation within the arts, creating connections that bridge the gap between skateboarding and art. 




· Founder of THE SOLITARY ARTS (2005 - 2015) with artist and graphic designer, Geoff McFetridge as Art Director


· Co-owner of SPECIAL CRUD with artist Todd Francis in 2013, focusing on Todd's iconic pigeon (antihero skateboards)


· Owner/Founder of 3131 CLEMENT GALLERY in San Francisco, California in 2006 featuring artists over a 4 year period with, Ian Johnson, Ando Caulfield, Travis Jensen, Tobin Yelland, Dennis McGrath, Jason Lee, Chris Pastras, Todd Francis, Roman K Yang (ROSTARR), Chris Miller, Tommy Guerrero, Ray Barbee, and many others