About the Artist:
Optimist is a San Francisco Bay Area based artist who started writing his name in the streets in the late nineties. Coming from a graffiti background and moving into the world of fine art, the artist has chosen to keep his graffiti moniker and remain anonymous. Optimist is known for his intricate hand styles and tags which have appeared throughout the world as he has travelled, exploring the cities and cultures around the world. Having attended a local city college, the artist took to painting and transitioned some of his artistic energy into his studio work. Having exhibited internationally and domestically Optimist has established himself as one of today’s top emerging artists who also is able to remain relevant in the graffiti scene.