Latex bust with resin casted horns. UV activated Wildfire paint glows Blue.

“Draxian,” a latex bust by Wayne Anderson

April 15, 2019—Wayne Anderson, makeup effects artist and sculptor who has worked on the Netflix series “Stranger Things” and numerous movies, will present an artist’s talk and demonstration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 24 in the Kemper Recital Hall inside Spratt Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Anderson was a season four finalist on the SyFy show Face Off. In addition to serving as a key creature sculptor on several episodes of “Stranger Things,” he has worked on the films “Ghostbusters,” “It,” “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” “The Predator,” “Bright” and next year’s “Avatar 2.”

Anderson will talk about his work from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. From 9:30 to noon, he will provide a sculpting demonstration.

Anderson’s appearance is sponsored by the Missouri Western Arts Society, the School of Fine Arts, the Department of Art and the Department of Theatre, Cinema and Dance.

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