Matt “Seven” Spahr is a graffiti writer/ artist from Pittsburgh, PA. He’s been writing graffiti since 1988, and writing Seven, specifically, since 1990. His style of writing can be defined as a balance of 100 proof graff, old-school cartoons, psychedelic schemes, and occasional character-based letters. A nod to the past and a tip of the hat to the future. After 35 years of writing, his influences are too many to mention. These influences range from the books of Henry Chalfant and Martha Cooper, to the often underrated writers from his hometown of Pittsburgh, to the juggernauts from graffiti’s past generations, to the kid’s just starting out with passion to spare.

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