Since 1979 performance painter NORTON WISDOM has worked with musical ensembles spontaneously painting images that capture the essence of the moment. This unique and original artist performs live with bands/musicians onstage, creating art as he is inspired by the music he hears. His live performance collaborations include: Organist Christoph bull: Monterey Jazz Fest 2005, Lincoln Center United Nations, Winter Olympics 2002, Salt Lake, Opening of the Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas, Premier of the Cirque Du Soleil, Las Vegas, Grand Performances LA, UCLA Live Royce Hall, Willie Waldman, Big Black, Charles Owens, Ernie Andrews, Venny Golia, Bobby Matos, World Music--- Badal Roy India, kuan ke Orchestra Tibet, Nation Bamboo Orchestra of Bali , Aneliqu Kidgo and Zola South Africa Rock--- Daniel Lanois, Steven Perkins, Ivan Neville, Bernard Fowler (Rolling Stones) Lili Haydn, Flea (Chili Peppers), Darrel Jones (Rolling Stones), Jaguares (Mexico), P-funk George Clinton, Beck, Mike Watt, Rob Wasserman, John Mollo, David Navarro, Nels Cline, Zam Johnson, Eddy Snakepit, Lynn Foulkes, DJ Nobody, d.j. logic, L.T.J. Bukem, Ray White (Frank Zappa), Marc Ford (Black Crowes). Plus museums and festivals: Coachella, California. U.C. Santa Barbara Art Museum, Laguna Art Museum, Skirball Museum, Orange county Art Museum, San Diego Museum, Womad World Music Festival, Milwaukee Museum Art and more.