40 minutes | May 23, 2021

David Garibaldi - The Innovative Performance Artist

Today's guest is not only arguably one of the best- most innovative artists in the world. But he is also a spectacular human being. A local of Sacramento, David Garibaldi has raised over 6 million dollars for charity through his art. And he's not done making moves yet. In today's episode, we get into how David got to where he is today by creatively combining his passions rather than going a "traditional" route. His journey hasn't been without its obstacles. But that's the true test of success. How will you innovate? DAVID GARIBALDI David Garibaldi is an American performance painter with his specialty lying in his "Rhythm and Hue" stage act. An act in which he rapidly creates paintings of notable rock musicians. His show Rhythm and Hue is a music and color experience. Large pop portraits explode together on stage in minutes to music. Paint, sound, and entertainment collide for an entertaining show that has brought people around the world to their feet. Garibaldi was born in Los Angeles, California, attending High School in Sacramento California, where he later dropped out. David gained notoriety when he first appeared in the seventh season of America's Got Talent, going on to the finals and finishing in fourth place. Acts that Garibaldi has gone on to open for during his career include Blue Man Group, Snoop Dogg, and Kiss. He has also performed for President Obama at The White House and appeared on The Today Show, ESPN, & International TV. SHOW HIGHLIGHTS Inspiration is beyond art- its character. 3:00 The X-Men Origin story 5:24 David’s natural propensity for performance and his philosophy on good performance 13:15 His experience with the Jabbawaki’s 15:53 How he and his art evolve 18:08 What is David looking for in someone who wants to join his team 22:31 David’s school experience, his mentors 26:35 Where David is counter-culture 29:37 Going on tour with Kiss 32:17 PLACES YOU CAN FIND DAVID Instagram - @garibaldiarts YouTube - David Garibaldi CreatorX - http://creatorx.org/ MORE CONTENT Follow me on social to get the latest updates and Essential content. Instagram: @mattbeaudreau Twitter: @mattbeaudreau YouTube: Matt Beaudreau THE MISSION Many of the young people who would thrive the most at Acton Academy (a school founded by Matt Beaudreau), simply can’t afford it. The Essential 11 was created to fill that gap. Our goal is to provide scholarships to as many Acton Academy students in need as we possibly can. 100% of all proceeds from this podcast go directly towards sponsoring young heroes here in the Sacramento area. We know and believe that a greater future starts with greater education for more students. More About E11 Podcast
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