Marcus E. Brown, a native of New Orleans, is an international sculptor, painter, educator, inventor, musician and an avant-garde sound performance artist. Brown developed a form of painting called Electro-sonic Painting in which the artist paints with an amplified brush instrument used to simultaneously create a fine work of art as well as music. In demonstrating this new genre of music and art, Brown has collaborated with many talented and renowned musicians including Fred Thomas from James Brown’s JB’s, Nathan Weidenhaft , Snap( Sylvester Andrews), Eric Gold, Steve Masakowski, Sasha Masakowski , Doug Garrison, Bill Summers, Brian Seeger, Cliff Hines, Khari Allen Lee, Devin Phillips, Mark De Florio, Chuck Barber many more. In addition to his performance art, Brown has exhibited with artists such as Andy Warhol, Chris Burden, Hannah Wilke ,and many others around the world. In 2008, Brown received an Art in Public Places commission featured in Prospect I by the Arts Council of New Orleans in collaboration with the Joan Mitchell Foundation for his piece Human Universal Musical Sculpture HUMS), a sound sculpture that interacts with an individual’s bioelectrical currents to produce a unique sound. Brown, is a graduate of the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts NOCCA), earned his BFA at the Kansas City Institute of Art (KCAI) in Kansas City, MO and a M.Ed. from Portland State University in Portland, OR. Brown currently practices art internationally and teaches at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) in New Orleans.