Legendary Los Angeles based graffiti artist, Kelly Graval, better known as RISK (or RISKY) was a little shit disturber using his high school his personal canvas, tagging random shit all over the place when he first had a chance encounter with a graffiti artist from New York.

In 1985, RISK and RIVAL started the graffiti crew WCA (West Coast Artists) and was one of seven high school students who received a scholarship to attend the Pasadena Art Institute. Later he went to go on to study fine art at USC.

Known for attacking everything under the sun from freight trains, freeway overpasses, to planes, taking graffiti from the streets into art galleries, and painting sets for the likes of Michael Jackson, Ice Cube, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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