David Garibaldi (born 1982)
is an American performance painter.
His speciality is his “Rhythm and Hue” stage act in which he rapidly creates paintings of notable rock musicians.
Garibaldi was born in Los Angeles, California. In July 2006, he was invited to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, where he painted a portrait of Mick Jagger.
In September 2008, he was the opening act for Blue Man Group’s tour in Canada and the United States.
He has also opened for Snoop Dogg. During the halftime of a Golden State Warriors basketball game in November 2007,
Garibaldi painted Carlos Santana, after which the musician unexpectedly greeted Garibaldi and later signed the creation
On April 11, 2009, he appeared on The 700 Club and painted a portrait of Jesus.
On July 29, 2010, he painted his first self-portrait during a benefit performance at the 11th Annual Sacramento Film and Music Festival at the Crest Theatre,
following the world premiere of Walking Dreams, a documentary about his work directed by Chad Ross On April 20, 2012 Garibaldi painted Jeremy Lin during halftime of the New York Knicks game.