Chris "DAZE" Ellis - Acme Roller ball pen

Chris "DAZE" Ellis - Acme Roller ball pen

Chris “DAZE” Ellis – Acme Roller ball pen ” Top II Bottom ” pen from the graffiti artist, Chris “Daze” Ellis. 5¼” long with the cap closed. Colorful Subway graffiti graphics wrap this flat top style pen. Black & chrome accents. The artist’s signature is represented on the band and “ACME” is on the clip.

The instrument comes equipped with roller ball 
components using German manufactured
Schmidt ink refills (fine point, non-drying),
and includes new ACME Studio packaging.
Packaging includes a lined metal presentation box, with sleeve, and ACME Studio literature.

ACME Studio writing instruments are well designed with a comfortable weight and shape. Pens are constructed using brass barrels with hand applied serigraph color images – the finest lacquers are used with a final protective clear coat. Quality manufacturing is demonstrated by metal-to-metal threading. This is a designers’ writing instrument for a designer and/or an enthusiast with a keen sense of style.


About the Artist


Daze (b. Chris Ellis, 1962) is an American graffiti artist. Daze began writing graffiti in the New York City subway in the mid-1970s, while he was a student at the High School of Art & Design. In 1981, his work was featured in the Mudd Club group exhibition “Beyond Words,” which also included the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring. The following year, he had a solo show at Fashion Moda, Bronx, NY, and has gone on to exhibit at venues such as the Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY (1983); the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark (1984); the Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands (1992); and the Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT (1995), among others. He lives and works in New York. 

Selected Permanent Collections: 
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY 
Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands 
Ludwig Museum, Aachen, Germany 
Museum of the City of New York, NY 
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY