About Michael Israel
Michael Israel is a world-renowned American artist, entertainer, speaker, and humanitarian famous for “Speed Painting” performances and always on the cutting edge with his productions and artwork —Now available with NFT COAs and pure digital NFTs (Cryptocurrency for Art)
His Live, Virtual, and Hybrid presentations inspire creativity in the business world for many Fortune 500 companies. His compassion for others has raised millions for many charities, including the Special Olympics, Make-A-Wish, Komen Breast Cancer, and Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Michael Israel has shared the limelight with celebrities, CEO, and world leaders alike, performing at prestigious venues including Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo, the Olympic Medals stage in Salt Lake with Brooks & Dunn, the Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting with Warren Buffett, and Presidential events in Washington, DC.
The audience must only be present to be drawn in, engaged, and energized. Michael’s live-action painting makes a visceral connection between music, art, and the viewer’s heart – there are audible gasps as he works his magic, passing energy back and forth with the cheering crowd during an experience they will remember the rest of their lives!
A testament to his art’s emotional and inspirational power is that paintings completed in minutes have sold for $250,000! He dedicates most of his time, talent, and finances to helping charities and has generated millions for many causes.
Michael was born in New York during the mayhem of the ’60s; he began painting at age 2. His childhood was split between a nomadic life traveling across America with his father and an aquatic life aboard a houseboat with his sea captain mother.
By age 6, he was obsessed with martial arts and became a black belt national champion at 17; he credits martial arts training for his super-fast painting and his bohemian life for his unique vision.
Michael Israel’s motto: “When Imagination Exceeds Reality, Dreams are Born!”