Movin Fingers 27 X 36 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...
Movin’ Fingers This was painted Live at Fox n’ Goose. This was the first painting that I did in my transition period where I started painting skin tones and slowly backed away from the totally monochromatic look. The trumpet player is wearing a neck chain my mother gave me and an outfit that I wore for years. I painted him wearing these items to show that he is a representation of me. How he looks in this piece is how I felt that night.
Movin Fingers 27 X 36 Energy Giclee On Canvas, by David Garibaldi David Garibaldi
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