City, Lights, & Love 24 X 48 Energy Giclee On Canvas - Born in Los Angeles and raised in Sacramento, Garibaldi’s early life was
overshadowed by the tough environment that surrounded him. He was not
immune to the lure of graffiti life, and he found a niche in urban art. It was not
until high school that Garibaldi was able to parlay underground influences and
hip-hop culture into positive career opportunities. Despite hard times to come, he
walked away from the mean streets for good and refused to lose the focus and
drive of a young artist pursuing the dreams of world renown.
In 2003, David Garibaldi began turning his illustrations on paper into paintings on
canvas. Although painting was gratifying, Garibaldi wanted to take his artistry to a
different level. He started painting live at urban jazz sessions, nightclubs, and
hip-hop events, using music events to spark his creativity. Painting live became
performance in its own right, and Garibaldi’s work evolved into stage
As he dances, paint flies, arms flail, and...
City Lights and Love This painting was created during a series of paintings that I wanted to capture different couples in the city environment. The couple depicted in this painting is enjoying wine on a balcony with the cityscape in the background. The entire scene is alive. The focal point of this piece is the couple; however, note the buildings in the background. They curve and move like bodies. There is just as much life is the buildings as there is in the characters. The woman in this piece was inspired by my wife.
City, Lights, & Love 24 X 48 Energy Giclee On Canvas, by David Garibaldi David Garibaldi
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