Paintlouis is an event which draws artists to a two mile long flood wall is where graffiti and mural painters from across the US and world descend once a year to repaint.
Phil Jarvis paints his signature beard in every single commission mural he paints.
So the other Phil ... Merferd's Phil just had to have Merferd's signature beard pointing of course at the other Phil's
The other Phil (Phil Jarvis) finished and packed up. Merferd's Phil lingered on even after the sun, not wanting to miss a single fan. In this case three of them.
One of the Paint St. Louis 2017 organizers wanted Merferd on end caps, and he gladly obliged.
Phil was in Tennessee at the time. He was tempted to go down to the tagger's tattoo studio (which happened to be in Nashville) and paint a Merferd on his door. Phil and Merferd thought better of that. They have other plans instead ...
Phil was glad the "Missouri, State of Brother for Brother" tag was still there, untouched from three years ago before Merferd went viral in St Louis. Also, "The Man Behind the Merferd" documentary information remained.