Kelly Gravel, is the world-renowned graffiti legend known as RISK, who has been synonymous with the Los Angeles art community for decades. His 30 year career has solidified his place in the history books as a world-renowned graffiti legend.
Although RISK loves aerosol art, he sees it as merely just one genre in his life’s work. From his days as a student at the USC School of Fine Arts to Gallery and museum showings around the world; RISK has transformed from a street artist to a rising star in the contemporary art world.
The art of RISK spans the spectrum of everything from renowned clothing brands and canvas pieces, to massive street murals that breathe life into their communities. His art can be scene in music videos by everyone from the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Bad Religion, the legendary Michael Jackson, and of course, his high profile collaboration with Aerosmith. RISK has also worked with some of the most notable music festivals including Coachella, and the MTV Music Awards.
RISK has consciously pushed graffiti into a form of artistic expression, and accomplished this success in a style that is universally recognised around the globe.