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Poster Artist: Dave Graw

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Dave Graw
Motion graphics artist, in the band Old Tiger Stadium

Can you remember the first flier you made?

No.

Why did you start making fliers or posters?

To spread the word.

Do you consider this an art form?

Sure, I guess. I consider it a necessity.

What's your signature?

SPAZ

Name an artist, contemporary or not, you identify with:

Penxa

What's your style like?

I don't really know.

Who's your hero, in real life or fiction?

I look up to Matt Hessler from XS Tattoos. He's a talented artist and a smart businessman.

If you could create the flier for any band or gig in history, what would you choose?

A Jawbreaker reunion poster would be nice.

Where do you feel most at home?

When I'm with my family.

What's Detroit's most amazing spot for inspiration?

Chris Koltay's studio, High Bias Recordings. That place is filled with eye-candy.

What do you waste money on?

My house.

Gotten any good news lately?

Yeah, Swervedriver is playing shows again.

Who do you think you are?

Some dude.

What do you think you're doing?

Living.

Who do you think you're talking to?

Anyone that wants to listen.

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