MW Gaiss , AKA Zeitgaiss, is a sculptor, illustrator and stopmotion animator living right outside Manhattan in Kings Park Long Island. In other words he's an artist. He loves pop culture and loves to create unique items and gifts based on his favorite shows and toys etc.. from chis childhood right up to today's popular themes.When he has the time he gets to work from his own imagination. He lives with his wife Tara, daughter Madison Joan, son Oliver and Norwegian forest cat Maynard.
What will you find here?
His most popular item are his wine stoppers. They make great gifts for wine lovers and he is currently expanding the themes he works with. You'll find Star Wars, Star Trek and Game of Thrones currently in the shop. Some of his illustrations are sold as prints but they are always available in the form of waterproof Sticker , fridge magnets, and holiday ornaments.
Clientele: The Jim Henson Co., Bill Plympton, Magic Hat Breweries, Vamp Productions, Dave Bell Studios, Will Vinton Studios (now known as Laika), MTV, Stan Vincent, Troma, Exhibitology,HD Greetings, Themendous/Custom Creations
Features: The Opie and Anthony Show, Vampira The Movie, Adventures in Plymptoons,The Wild World of Ted V Mikels, The PJ’s, Muppets in Space and other Henson programing.
Galleries: Bottleneck, NYC; Hero Complex Gallery, LA
After almost 20 years of stopmotion, fabrication, and sculpting Mike now has a presence in galleries, online, and in his Etsy shop. This year Mike will certainly be expanding his work to new galleries as well as taking on new client based work.
If you would like to discuss commissioned work please email him at email@example.com
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A note from the artist
Welcome to my head! Here you can find an array of work Ive created. Some original, some inspired. We Have wine stoppers, stickers, stop motion, sculptures, animation and ornaments. New stoppers are coming out soon as well as greeting cards, post cards and prints. So bookmark or subscribe to the rss to stay updated. Blog to be launched asap with a look at my process from past to current projects. Any items that are for sale are linked to my etsy shop. feel free to like, comment, share or ask me anything. Thanks for stopping in. Take a seat!