Jul 11, 2013
was born in Edmonton, Alberta and has resided in New York City since 1978. She received a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Her work has been exhibited in over 20 solo exhibitions including shows at Keith Talent, London; Michael Steinberg, New York; ArtCore, Toronto; Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York; Baldacci-Daverio Gallery, New York; Phillipe Daverio Gallery, New York; Stadtische Galerie Haus, Siegen, Germany; the Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto; Escape 502, Montreal; Linda Generaux Gallery, Vancouver, B.C; and the Concordia University Art Gallery, Montreal.
Jul 9, 2013
was born in Kyoto, Japan. Throughout his childhood he was interested in art, movies, science, and technology. During high school he focused his career aspirations on special effects makeup and started a correspondence with Dick Smith (Amadeus, The Exorcist, The Godfather). After Tsuji graduated, Smith invited him to work on the Japanese film Sweet Home. After that Tsuji started his own business and worked on numerous Japanese movies including Rhapsody in August, directed by Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai, Ran, Yojimbo) . Tsuji also taught makeup at the Yoyogi Animation Institute. In 1996 he was sponsored by Rick Baker (An American Werewolf in London, The Nutty Professor) to work on Men In Black. This started the collaboration between Tsuji( as project supervisor and makeup artist) and Baker that has lasted over ten years. The projects include: Batman and Robin, The Devis Advocate, Mighty Joe Young, Life, Wild Wild West, Nutty Professor II, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Planet of the Apes, Men In Black II, The Ring, The Hunted Mansion, Hellboy, The Ring 2, Click, and Norbit. Baker received Oscar nominations for Life, Mighty Joe Young. Baker won Oscar for Men In Black and How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Tsuji was key staff for this make up team. Tsuji also won a BAFTA award for How The Grinch Stole Christmas, and was nominated for Planet of the Apes. He won the Hollywood makeup artist and hair stylist Guild Awards for Planet Of The Apes and How TheGrinch Stole Christmas. He received Oscar nominations for Click and Norbit.