About the Author
Scape Martinez is the author of best-selling Graff (IMPACT, '09) and has created murals and designs for countless public art projects. His work has been featured in publications such as Artweek, and shown in several galleries including the Berkeley Art Center and the Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose. He owns and operates two youth clothing lines, Liquidscape and Respect, Inc., and is an arts advocate for kids, having worked with the Teen Arts Program at the San Jose Museum of Art. He serves as the creative director for Real Smart Studios (www.realsmartstudios.com), and examples of his efforts with Graff can be found at www.scapemartinez.com.