Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Michael Garfield: Writer, Painter, Songbird

The same two awesome people who introduced me to Wonderfalls, also introduced me to their friend, Michael Garfield, who just so happens to be another amazingly multi-talented individual. He describes himself on his MySpace page as a "writer, painter, songbird." This video will introduce you to at least two of his talents, and it was the first of his art that I had ever seen. Totally blew me away:


You can see more of his art on Photobucket, but these are a few of my favorites:





I'm sure you noticed last week that I tend towards artists with lots of movement in their work, so his stuff is right up my alley. Plus, add the amorphous shapes and images that seem to come out of both mythology and dreams and I'm totally sold! I'm gonna have to get my hands on one of these; it would look great in my apartment and you can never have enough art. Lord knows I could certainly use s'more.

Now for a few more songs:

and...


If you liked what you heard, feel free check out his YouTube channel or to download several of his albums. They're available for free download and I have loved every minute I've listened to.
Double-Edged Sword EP
Get Used to Being Everything
Rare Bird on Common Ground, Volume 1
Live at Frozen Dead Guy Days

Related posts:
Balloon Me!
Create Your Own Reality
My Multi-Talented Friend and her Automatic Drawings

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4 comments:

Michael Garfield said...

May:
This is so sweet! Thank you thank you thank you.

Everyone:
Seriously, the music is free. PLEASE have a listen. You'd make my day.

Darcy said...

Wow, I totally love his work! Thanks for the info May.

Lodo Grdzak said...

Great work Mike!

Jessica said...

I really enjoyed this post! You always seem to find the coolest people! Maybe you should be a talent scout. Well, I will call you later! Bye hunny!