Klutch is a renowned stencil and graffiti artist based in Portland, Oregon. He has been called a punk revivalist and this well describes his iconoclastic output. Klutch first acquired notoriety through his graffiti and he was a prominent figure on the punk and skater scene in the early 80’s. Twenty years later he was the Master Mind behind the Vinyl Killers project that took off around the world. Klutch’s creativity has since extended to mural paintings, zoomorphic skateboards, a chic hotel room (Hotel des Art , San Francisco) a Nike ad campaign and he has had numerous gallery exhibitions.These are all a means to perpetuate what he views as the most important work – the street art . About a dozen books and numerous publications as diverse as Time, Paper Politics, Juxtapz and Thrasher have featured his work .