Monday, 22 April 2019 14:37

SUNY Visiting Artist Series to Present Wayne White April 25th

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Paul Reubens (left) and Wayne White (right) on the set of Pee-Wee's Playhouse Paul Reubens (left) and Wayne White (right) on the set of Pee-Wee's Playhouse Submitted photo

SUNY Oswego Art Department Visiting Artist Series presents Wayne White in Marano Room 132 at 7:00 pm on April 25th.

Wayne White is an American artist, art director, illustrator, puppeteer, and much, much more. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University, Wayne traveled to New York City where he worked as an illustrator for the East Village Eye, New York Times, Raw Magazine, and the Village Voice.

In 1986, Wayne became a designer for the hit television show Pee-wee’s Playhouse, and his work was awarded with three Emmys. After traveling to Los Angeles with his wife, Mimi Pond, Wayne continued to work in television and designed sets and characters for shows such as Shining Time Station, Beakman’s World, Riders In The Sky, and Bill & Willis. He also worked in the music video industry, winning Billboard and MTV Music Video Awards as an art director for seminal music videos including The Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Tonight, Tonight’ and Peter Gabriel’s ‘Big Time.’

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