Graffiti legend Kelly “Risk” Graval‘s art career started on the streets of Los Angeles about thirty years ago, and he has been making art in and around the DTLA Arts District, where Cartwheel Art is based, for a long time. He recalls visiting the Rendon Hotel over twenty years ago. “One of the first art shows […]
Acclaimed designer Gulla Jónsdóttir has infused a sense of contemporary glamour that bridges the hotel’s Roaring Twenties vintage with a modern Downtown L.A. edge. The design is contextualized to modern-day LA with the help of artwork curated by Artist-in-Residence, Kelly “Risk” Graval, a renowned artist whose works reflects modern Angeleno culture throughout the hotel…..Read More.
One of the finest moments of the “Beyond The Streets” exhibition is a tagged seating area at the end of the show. Featuring concrete, circular park seats, paint-covered walls along with alien turrets scattered around, it’s a writer’s paradise that brings the show back to its West Coast street art roots…..Read More.
Still can’t believe I was the first person in 500 years to paint in Michelangelos studio .. DONT LISTEN TO ANYONE – do what you want to do .. #goodtimes #SelfMade – Watch the Interview Here –
This is an “aha” moment. 2008 was hands down, one of the darkest years of my life. Our band had abruptly split after 8 years, and it was depressing for me transitioning into working a full-time 9-5 job as a two-way radio salesman. Tearing my ACL and meniscus in my right knee that year […]
When people ask if I ever thought I’d be in galleries and museums I always reply Yes… it was a goal I set early on ,but I never thought in a million years I’d ever be knighted in a Church designed and built by Michael Angelo #trulyblessed #thankful #goodtimes#honored #rome #italy #church Chiesa Di San […]
Coming from two opposite sides of America, SEEN and RISK witnessed the movement of graffiti all the way through, from different perspectives and career paths. Starting off at a very young age, SEEN turn to art at a very young age, and wrote his first graffiti on subway trains in his teens. Known for bringing […]