Imagination is our greatest resource, Michael Garfield

Check out the newest artist Michael’s Page on Collective Perspectives

I’m very excited about Michael Garfield having his art available through Collective Perspectives. Currently we have reproductions and should have originals available soon.

2010-06-26-27-30-07-03 Michael Garfield http://michaelgarfield.blogspot.com/

2010-06-26-27-30-07-03 Michael Garfield http://michaelgarfield.blogspot.com/

Trained as a paleontologist and scientific illustrator before launching into festival culture, Michael Garfield is the Indiana Jones of live art. Since November 2007, he has set up his easel in a legendary range of situations, from underground caves and raging basement clubs to NASA’s Ames Research Center at Moffett Airfield to New Year’s raves in the Costa Rican rainforest. He has painted, displayed, and spoken on panels alongside internationally renowned visionary artists Alex & Allyson Grey, Robert Venosa, Martina Hoffmann, Mark Henson, Android Jones, Amanda Sage, Oliver Vernon, Mars-1, Kris D, and J Garcia. His festival appearances include Burning Man (Entheon 2009 & 2010, FractalNation 2011), Wakarusa, Electric Forest, Sonic Bloom, Rothbury, Rootwire, Trinumeral, Bear Creek, Motion Notion, Gem & Jam, Global Sound Conference, and Geoparadise…and he has held live art residencies for the Trilogy Lounge in Boulder (2008), the Mondrian Hotel’s Pere La Chaise Lounge in Scottsdale (2009), and ActionPacker Pro Productions in New Orleans (2010). He also plays as organizer and journalist for the growing live art community, leading festival performance and gallery teams and showcasing colleagues with the ongoing interview series,
The Field Guide To Live Artists.

Here is sped up version of Michael working on a painting and speaking


Here is the final result
Michael Garfield 2010-01-15 Cervantes-2008-11 http://michaelgarfield.blogspot.com/

Michael Garfield 2010-01-15 Cervantes-2008-11 http://michaelgarfield.blogspot.com/

Michael is also a talented musician he plays around the country and at several local Austin Venues check out his blog to find out when and where he is playing.
Video from Art Outside

“The Sun Setting” & “Foyer” at Art Outside 2010 from Michael Garfield on Vimeo.

2011-09-01-Burning-Man-Fractal Michael Garfield http://michaelgarfield.blogspot.com/

2011-09-01-Burning-Man-Fractal Michael Garfield http://michaelgarfield.blogspot.com/

2011-06-04-Wakarusa Michael Garfield, Michaelgarfield.blogspot.com

2011-06-04-Wakarusa Michael Garfield, Michaelgarfield.blogspot.com

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About Jonathan Garza

I live in Austin. I take pictures, dance, meet new people, and have as much fun as possible. Check out my photo website www.atxphotographer.com the main photo blog http://austinphotographer.wordpress.com/ and if you like music and art collectiveperspectives.wordpress.com also my Economics useful info page is http://thepennyplaya.blogspot.com/ Thanks for taking a look also add me as a friend on facebook got to the parties I go to and promote www.facebook.com/jonathan.d.garza
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One Response to Imagination is our greatest resource, Michael Garfield

  1. mrshambles says:

    I’ve been a fan of Michael Garfield for a while – art, music and writing alike. I was actually hoping he had a wordpress and was searching for it when I came across this.

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