Graffiti and Graphic Design

Peter Chavez was a Pilsen graffiti kid. He wrote on walls, buildings, and train cars. One of those pieces of “vandalism” won him a scholarship to the Art Institute of Chicago. Now his writing/painting/design is more likely to be in an ad or a t-shirt than a viaduct.

This interview was recorded in a cafe and you will hear that in the background.

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“(Graffiti) was something where I could have a name and be recognized”

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4 Responses to “Graffiti and Graphic Design”
  1. Heather says:

    nice piece :) very interesting.

  2. Amy says:

    Let us listeners know if you find a website or other images of Peter's work!

  3. Myself and a work friend ended up discussing this the other day. Thanks for the proof that I had been right and now I can relating to this!

    • Casey says:

      Hey friend I am just glad you found it. The audio is a little buried but the message is still there. I had a lot of fun doing this interview. I think if you’re are interested in Graffiti then there is no reason you can’t hone skills that are useful in other kinds of art.

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