“The Optimist” by Linda Wilde

“The Optimist” is located at the corner of Main Street and 7th Street in front of Gumbo’s.

Artist: Linda Wilde
Dimensions: 3’6″H x 18″W x 30″D
Materials: Repurposed Styrofoam, Mesh, Cement, Stained Glass, Fused glass, Ceramic Tiles
Price: $9,500

“This sculpture is a 3 1/2 foot tall duck. To me, he exudes innocence, joy and optimism. My intention was to create a personality that could bring a smile to the faces of both adults and children.

I have been doing sculptural mosaics for approximately ten years. I’ve served as coordinator for the TSOS/Georgetown Library show for the last 5 years and exhibited in the show for 7 years.

My work has been shown at various galleries in Central Texas, including “Artworks” in Austin, “Copper Shade Tree”, in Round Top and “Artisans – A Texas Gallery” in Fredericksburg.” Linda Wilde

This piece is on loan to the City of Georgetown from the artist with support from the Georgetown Arts & Culture Board, and will be on exhibit through November 2021. To view this piece on the online Sculpture Tour map, please click here.

To purchase, please contact Amanda Still at arts@georgetown.org.

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