A photo of the young tattooed artist in shorts with his back turned painting the mural in progress.
David Polka is a visual artist and graphic designer currently based in Oakland, CA. Originally from Las Cruces, NM, he moved to the East Bay six years ago to immerse himself in the area’s thriving art scene. His practice includes illustration, large scale public murals and installation. A graduate of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, he has been exhibiting work professionally since 2006 in group and solo exhibitions across the US in Oakland, San Francisco, Boulder, Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Anchorage.