We are looking forward to Optimist’s upcoming solo show at Old Crow Gallery titled Man, Animal and the Machines. Optimist a well rounded Graffiti artist from his intense handstyles to his detailed Pieces. His paintings stand just as strong as his graffiti and extend his reach as an artist into a new medium. Optimist’s photo realistic paintings reflect a constant dialogue from the artist about materialism, capitalism and its constant force upon nature. The artist will be exhibiting 8 new paintings for the exhibit. Optimist also was interviewed recently by The Citrus Report you can read the full interview here. If you get a chance to make the show, do so you will be glad you did.


“Old Crow Tattoo and Gallery proudly presents “Man, Animal and the Machine” a solo exhibition of artwork by Bay Area native The Optimist.
This show features a new visual direction for the artist in terms of subject matter, composition, and presentation. “Man, Animal and the Machine” is a series of 8 large scale painting’s focused on the symbiotic relationship between these forces. While also examining the external struggle both positive and negative these vessels have on our earth. “Man, Animal and the Machine”

Saturday, October 8 at 8:00pm – November 9 at 8:00pm
Old Crow Tattoo
362 Grand Ave