Wayne White + Pure Sculpture

Few things get us more excited than starting a new relationship with a fantastic artist. And this is collaboration is no exception. Please join us in welcoming Wayne White to the Pure Sculpture family!

Art director, illustrator, painter, designer, musician, puppeteer, sculptor…the list goes on and is followed by a list of impressive accolades as well. Wayne White has enchanted audiences throughout his prolific career, his work embedded in the cultural lexicon of many.

Raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, then relocating to New York City after graduating, White began his career as an illustrator for numerous esteemed publications including the New York Times and Village Voice. His distinct creative vision earned three Emmy’s as a designer and puppeteer on Pee-Wee’s Playhouse. He later earned Billboard and MTV Music Video awards for his art direction on Smashing Pumpkins “Tonight, Tonight” (one of my all-time favorite music videos!) and Peter Gabriel’s “Big Time" videos.

Wayne & PeeWee

Wayne's sketch of the PeeWee's Playhouse character Dirty Dog

Since then, White’s paintings, sculptures and large-scale public works have garnered critical acclaim while captivating audiences across the world. White’s works are often noted for being humorous, engaging and thought provoking. 

Yer Supposed to Act All Impressed

All That Fake Laughin For Nothin

Uh, I'm Lookin' For The Archaic Cave Of The Unconscious 
The World's Conestoga Wagon And Hot Dog 
All An Act

The impressive breadth of White’s 30-year career is documented in the bestselling monograph edited by Todd Oldham, published in 2009. He is also the subject of the celebrated new documentary film, Beauty is Embarrassing…a definite must see!

Wayne in his studio in Los Angeles, CA

Now Wayne is creating a collection exclusively for Pure Sculpture! Get ready sculpture lovers, we just know you’re going to adore this new series.

To learn more about Wayne White, visit his Pure Sculpture page.

Make it your next leisure time priority to view the fantastic documentary about Wayne White: Beauty is Embarrassing. Click here to view the trailer. Click here to watch the entire movie now. Or click here to find a showing in your local theater.

Oh and don’t forget to check out that monograph we mentioned. Click here.