For Spring ‘19, Slowtide collaborated with notorious graffiti artist, RISK. RISK, née Kelly Gravel, is a Los Angeles-based graffiti artist. In the 80s, RISK gained popularity for his distinct style and pushing the boundaries of graffiti. He famously participated in the street art crews West coast Artists (WCA) and the Seventh Letter. RISK is considered one of the first artists to paint on freight trains and a “pioneer of the heavens,” a reference to painting on highly elevated surfaces like billboards and overpasses. He has become one of the most influential graffiti artists, specifically in Los Angeles.