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Performance painter David Garibaldi visits Miller Auditorium

by Tonya Durlach

Dec. 13, 2011 | WMU News

Photo of artist David Garibaldi.
KALAMAZOO--Performance painter David Garibaldi will create his unique portraits on stage at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, in Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium.

Garibaldi is a 27-year-old artist who creates 6-foot portraits of pop icons in minutes to music. His dynamic show, Rhythm and Hue, has taken him around the world performing for audiences of all ages. He has recently appeared at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, during the Golden State Warriors halftime show with Carlos Santana, and opening for Snoop Dogg during Super Bowl Weekend. In the past four years, he has helped raise more than $500,000 for nonprofit organizations like the Special Olympics, American Heart Association and CA Police Youth Charities. Learn more about Garibaldi and his art at

David Garibaldi at Miller Auditorium is presented as part of WMU's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Learn more about the celebration at


Tickets for David Garibaldi's Rhythm and Hue are on sale now for just $5 each. They can be purchased online at, by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858, or in person at the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office. For more information, contact Bethany Gauthier at or (269) 387-2245.