#542 Jiko-jitsugen

David “Hyde” Cho, Jiko-jitsugen, 2020, aerosol. Photo courtesy of Local Edition Creative.

David “Hyde” Cho is a Bay Area artist. His mural, titled Jiko-jitsugen, is based on the five elements of philosophy in Japanese Buddhism.


David is a Korean American artist born in Japan. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the Art Institute of San Francisco and has 18 years of mural painting experience, including many notable works throughout the Bay Area. He was one of the original artists that started the street-art boom in San Francisco’s Mission District in 2004.


This mural was made possible by Walnut Creek’s Public Art Program and the City of Walnut Creek’s Rebound Temporary Art Program.