Wayne White is an American artist, art director, illustrator, puppeteer, and much, much more. 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. More recently, Wayne has had great success as a fine artist and has created paintings and public works that have been shown all over the world.
In the summer of 2017, ii screened Beauty is Embarrassing, a documentary about Wayne followed by a lively Q+A by the artist himself!