Kelly Graval, the multi-talented fine artist, illustrator, and graffiti artist known as RISK, has been synonymous with the Los Angeles art community for three decades. From his days pioneering the painting of freeway passes to studying at the USC School of Fine Arts, and from his THIRD RAIL series and clothing line to gallery and museum shows around the world, RISK has solidified his place in the history books as a world-renowned graffiti legend and proven to be a rising star in the contemporary art world.
RISK art 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 many music videos, including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ice Cube, Bad Religion and the legendary Michael Jackson. RISK has also worked with some of the most notable music festivals, musicians, and events around the globe including Coachella, the MTV Music Awards, Sunset Strip Music Festival, The Doors and, of course, his high profile collaboration with Aerosmith.
Today, RISK stays connected to his roots by supporting artists and giving back to the community with countless charitable endeavors. He continues to travel the globe showcasing his art, and generating media attention from the likes of The Los Angeles Times, countless magazines, NBC, Carson Daly, BBC, and many others. The mark that RISK has left on graffiti culture will be showcased in his upcoming Biography " KEEP ON KEEPIN ON ". Risk continues to break down barriers in both art and commerce while remaining grounded and respectful of the culture he helped build.