Michael Arthur is a Brooklyn-based artist who specializes in both drawing the intimate moments of theater, dance and music as well as performing "live drawings", visually accompanying music and performers with projected, real time illustrations. He draws mostly in ink without any pencils or rough drafts: each drawing is a live reaction to the moment. Michael's drawings have appeared at Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Departures Magazine, NPR, The Huffington Post and many other places. He is also a member of the indie band Balthrop, Alabama where he draws live during performances.

Peter Salett and I will be performing together at Mass MoCA on October 8th, 2016. For more information check out the website here.
Head over to KennethCole.com to check out the videos I animated to honor the Sundance Film Festival's volunteers. These films were shown before every movie at the Festival on Volunteer Appreciation Day. You can see them all here. The drawing above was created during the film shoot for the videos and shows Sundance volunteer Joseph Buchman telling his story about meeting Buzz Aldrin . . .

Head over to KennethCole.com to check out the videos I animated to honor the Sundance Film Festival's volunteers. These films were shown before every movie at the Festival on Volunteer Appreciation Day. You can see them all here.

The drawing above was created during the film shoot for the videos and shows Sundance volunteer Joseph Buchman telling his story about meeting Buzz Aldrin . . .

Come On Come On by Poison Tree. Song by Steve Salett. Video by Michael Arthur, Allison Michael Orenstein and Maria Cataldo. Drawing by Michael Arthur, filmed by Allison Michael Orenstein, edited by Maria Cataldo.

Sketchbook Report for VanityFair.com about John Cameron Mitchell's return to Hedwig And The Angry Inch.

Sketchbook Report for VanityFair.com about John Cameron Mitchell's return to Hedwig And The Angry Inch.