TELEVISION


F A R G O - Season 4 - 10 Episodes - Television Series - September 2019 to September 2020 - Client: FX / MGM / 26 Keys Productions / Red Hawk Productions - SPFX Make-Up Department Head / MUFX Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist / Prosthetic Sculptor / Prop Fabicator: Various Prosthetics and On-Set MUFX Applications. More info when released. _______________________________________________________________________________ STATION ELEVEN - Season 1 - Television Series - January 2020 to Present - Client: Paramount / HBO - MUFX Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist / Prosthetic Sculptor: Various Prosthetics and On-Set MUFX Applications. More info when released. _______________________________________________________________________________ EMPIRE - Season 3, 4, 5, 6 - 19 Episodes - Television Series - June 2016 to Summer 2019 - Client: FOX - SFX Make-Up Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist / Prosthetic Sculptor: Various Prosthetics and On-Set SPFX Make-Up Applications for Seasons 3, 4, 5, & 6 including Age make-ups, and light to extreme Trauma, Healed Scars, and Fight Injury make-ups. Actors worked on include Taraji P. Henson, Demi Moore, Taye Diggs, Xzibit, Bre-Z, Grace Byers, Trai Byers, Terrell Carter, Amanda Detmer, James Colby, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Kaitlin Doubleday, and others. - FX Prop Designer: Various Props Sculptures and Fabrication for Season 3 including Babies, Severed Limbs, and Soft-Foam Replicas. _______________________________________________________________________________ neXT - Season 1 - 9 Episodes - Television Series - October 2019 to February 2020 - Client: FOX - Tattoo Designer: Custom Tattoo FX Creation. More info when released. _______________________________________________________________________________ EMPORIA - Season 1 - Pilot Episode - Television Series - September 2019 - Client: HBO - Tattoo Designer: Custom Tattoo FX Creation. More info when released. _______________________________________________________________________________ • CHICAGO P.D. - Seasons 4, 5, & 6 - 54 Episodes - Television Series - July 2016 to Spring 2019 - Client: NBC Universal / Wolf Entertainment - SFX Make-Up Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist / Prosthetic Sculptor: Various Prosthetics & On-Set MUFX Applications including light to extensive Trauma such as 2D bruises, scratches, and scrapes, to swollen beat-up looks, cuts and scars, bleeding entry and exit gun-shot-wounds, stab wounds and lacerations, throat slashes, mutilated faces, fresh burns minimal to extreme, healed burns, skin grafts, open and closed autopsies, dead looks, tattoo creation and application, tattoo cover-ups. Using everything from out-of-the-kit techniques to extreme custom prosthetics designed and created in-house at Kosart Studios. Actors worked on include Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Sophia Bush, Elias Koteas, Patrick Flueger, Marina Squerciati, Laroyce Hawkins, Mekhi Phiefer, Tracy Spiridakos, Jesse Lee Soffer, Laura Slade Wiggins, Amy Morton, Chelsie Ross, and many others. - FX Prop Designer: Various Props Sculptures & Fabrication for Season 4-6 including Burned Bodies, Severed Heads, Severed Limbs, Corpses, Weapons, more. - Make-Up Artist: On-Set make-up artist covering actors for touch-ups of regular make-up. _______________________________________________________________________________
LOVECRAFT COUNTRY - Season 1 - Pilot Episode - Television Series - July to August 2018 - Client: HBO / Monkeypaw Productions / Bad Robot Productions - SFX Make-Up Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist / Prosthetic Sculptor: All Trauma Prosthetics on Sheriff Hunt (Jamie Harris) and Deputy Eastchurch (Matthew Alan), and Blood Work and Continuity on all Principal Cast (Jonathan Majors, Jurnee Smollett, Courtney B. Vance, and others) and Stunt Doubles. - FX Prop Designer: Various FX Props Sculptures & Fabrication for Prop and SPFX Departments. Severed Arm Prop, and Lifecasting & Labrwork for Exploding Head. _______________________________________________________________________________ SHAMELESS - Season 9 - 2 Episodes, 904 & 913 - Chicago Unit - Television Series - August & October 2018 - Client: SHOWTIME - SFX Make-Up Artist: On-Set Special FX Make-Up. Broken Leg Prosthetic Application to William H. Macy using ecapsulated silicone prosthetic provided by production for 913. Blood application to Ethan Cutkosky and Zachary Keller for 904. _______________________________________________________________________________
PROVEN INNOCENT - Season 1 - 1 Episode 102 - Television Series - August 2018 - Client: FOX
- SFX Make-Up Prosthetic Sculptor: Encapsulated Silicone Prosthetic Creation & Consultation. _______________________________________________________________________________ • CHICAGO JUSTICE - Season 1 - 5 Episodes - Television Series - Sept 2016 to Feb 2017 - Client: NBC Universal / Wolf Entertainment
- SFX Make-Up Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist / Prosthetic Sculptor: Prosthetics Creation and On-Set SPFX Make-Up Applications including extensive Trauma, Burn, Corpse, & Autopsy make-ups. _______________________________________________________________________________ • THE LEFTOVERS - Television Series - 2016 - Client: HBO
- Hair / Make-Up Technician: Wig Fitting and Hair Wrap on actress Carrie Coon in Chicago for wig maker Peter Owen Bristol ltd in England. _______________________________________________________________________________ • *CHICAGO FIRE - Season 4 - 2 Episodes 419 & 422 - Television Series - 2016 - Client: NBC Universal / Wolf Entertainment
- SFX Make-Up Artist: On-Set Trauma Make-Up FX Applications. _______________________________________________________________________________

• CHICAGO MED - Season 1 Episode 113 - Television Series - 2016 - Client: NBC Universal / Wolf Entertainment
- FX Prop Designer & Sculptor: Design, sculpture, and creation of Hero Icicle Prop used in Episode, along with multiple back-ups. _______________________________________________________________________________ *FACE OFF : Season 8 - Television - Coach on Reality Competition Show - 2015 - Produced by Mission Control Media for the SYFY Channel in 2014
- SFX Coach: J. Anthony Kosar is brought back to Coach a team of new contestants, lending his knowledge, expertise, and experience of FX and Face Off _______________________________________________________________________________ • *FACE OFF : Judge Match - Television - Contestant on Face Off Special Show - 2014 - Produced by Mission Control Media for the SYFY Channel
- SFX Make-Up Artist / Competitor: J. Anthony Kosar competed alongside Miranda Jory on judge Neville Page's team for charity; Team Neville wins _______________________________________________________________________________ • *FACE OFF : Season 5 - Television - Guest Mentor on Reality Competition Show - 2013 - Produced by Mission Control Media for the SYFY Channel
- SFX Mentor: J. Anthony Kosar is brought back as a Guest Mentor to introduce and give guidance to contestants on Season 5 Episode 5, Mother Earth Challenge _______________________________________________________________________________ *DEFIANCE - Television - 2012 - Syfy / NBC Universal
- SFX Make-Up Intern: Assisted the Prosthetic Make-Up Department on set for an episode of Defiance under Allan Cooke and Shane Zander. _______________________________________________________________________________ *FACE OFF : Season 4 - Television - Contestant on Reality Competition Show - 2013 - Produced by Mission Control Media for SYFY Channel in 2012
- Season 4 CHAMPION: J. Anthony Kosar won 6 of 11 spotlight challenges and 1 of 4 foundation challenges
- SFX Make-Up Artist / Contestant: 12 spotlight challenge make-up designs, creation, & applications, plus 4 foundation challenge make-ups
- Many Records and Face Off firsts set by J. Anthony Kosar, visit AWARDS page to see Kosar's many victories on FACE OFF




FILM


• CANDYMAN - Feature Film - Horror - 2019 - Client: Monkeypaw Productions / MGM
- Make-Up FX Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / Prop Fabricator: Prosthetic Design, Creation, and Application. More info when released. _______________________________________________________________________________ • CLAP YOUR HANDS - Feature Film - Horror - 2019 - Currently in Pre-Production - Client: Spiff TV
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Creature / Prosthetic Design, Creation, and Application. More info when released. _______________________________________________________________________________ • HUBIE HALLOWEEN - Feature Film - July 2019 - Client: Happy Madison Productions / Netflix
- SFX Lab Technician: Lifecast of actor in Chicago for Louie Zakarian Make-Up FX in New York. _______________________________________________________________________________ • BEATS - Feature Film - June 2018 - Client: NETFLIX
- SFX Make-Up Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor: Prosthetic Creation and Temporary Tattoo Creation, and On-Set SPFX Make-Up Applications. More info when released. _______________________________________________________________________________ • NIGHT OF THE HATCHETMAN - Short Film - Horror - 2017 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Productions
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthteic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Hatchetman concept design, & Trauma / Slasher prosthetic creations and applications, MUFX Tests. _______________________________________________________________________________ • PSYCHOGENIC FUGUE - Short Film, Advertisement & Photography Series - 2016 - Client: Sandro Films with David Lynch & Squarespace
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Designer & Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Sculpture and creation of Prosthetics & On-Set Make-Up FX Applications on actor John Malkovich of 7 Characters from the films of David Lynch. Characters include John Merrick from The Elephant Man, Henry Spencer and Lady in the Radiator from Eraserhead, Special Agent Dale Cooper and Log Lady from Twin Peaks, Mystery Man from Lost Highway, and Frank Booth from Blue Velvet. For the David Lynch Foundation. _______________________________________________________________________________ • MISSING LINK - Feature Film - 2016 - Client: Company C Productions
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: Design and Make-Up Applications for multiple Aliens and Human/Alien Hybrid full body make-ups. _______________________________________________________________________________ • ZOOBIQUITY - Television Pilot / TV Movie - 2016 - Client: FOX
- SFX Make-Up Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist / Prosthetic Sculptor: Design, sculpture, and creation of silicone prosthetics and pros-aide transfers, and on-set applications of SPFX MU. - Make-Up Artist: On-Set make-up artist for touch-ups under MU Dept Head Essie Cha. _______________________________________________________________________________ • AURORA - Short Film - 2016 - Client: Century Guild - Creature Designer: Concept Design of "Pango" creature. _______________________________________________________________________________ • BLACK LULLABY - Short Film & Fine Art Horror Photograph - 2013 - Client: Joshua Hoffine
- Make-Up Department Head & Creature FX Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Boogeyman concept design; lifecasts; face prosthetic, partial cowl, finger extensions, dental appliance; on set make-up application _______________________________________________________________________________ • BLOOD ON THE PLAIN - Short Film - 2011 - Client: Water Cooler Productions
- SFX Make-Up Department Head / Creature FX Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: concept design: actor life-cast; 3 different silicone creature head appliances; 3 full-body creature on set make-up applications _______________________________________________________________________________ • LEX TALIONIS - Short Film - 2010 - Client: Kos For Three Productions
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: Trauma & age make-ups _______________________________________________________________________________ • SATANIC PANIC - Feature Film - 2007 to 2008 - Client: Marc Selz Productions, LLC
- Creature FX Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor: design & maquette; life-casts; silicone creature suit: head, chest, arms, hands, legs, feet, teeth, costume
- FX Prop Designer & Sculptor: designs and fabrication of 2 sacrificed dogs, sacrificed cat, 3 sacrificial daggers, 2 hearts, meat hooks, & foam hunting knife _______________________________________________________________________________ *AVATAR - Feature Film - 2007 - Twentieth Century Fox directed by James Cameron - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO
- SFX Artist & Lab Tech / Intern: Helped build A.M.P. Power Suit; large silicone with fiberglass matrix molds, & fiberglass castings of pieces, all in shop _______________________________________________________________________________

• *INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL - Feature Film - 2007 - Universal Studios - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO
- SFX Artist & Lab Tech / Intern: snake epoxy-resin mold & silicone castings; skeleton, mummy, bone fabrication, casting, & painting; stunt double life-cast; mummy foam-latex run; conquistador sarcophagus polish/finishing, molding, & casting; alien silicone casting; crystal skeleton polish/finishing & casting; All in shop _______________________________________________________________________________

• *BLACK HOLE - Short Film - 2007 - Directed by Rupert Sanders - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO
- SFX Make-Up Artist: special effects make-up fabrication in shop and on set make-up applications while interning at Stan Winston Studio _______________________________________________________________________________ • THE DARK - Short Film - 2005 - Client: Showcase Entertainment
- SFX Prop Designer & Sculptor: design & fabrication of severed head jack-o-lantern prop sculpt, mold, cast, and paint




MUSIC VIDEOS


• NF 'IF YOU WANT LOVE' - Music Video - 2018 - Client: Tohill Productions for Capitol Records
- SFX Make-Up & Prosthetics Designer: design, sculpture, creation, and application of Character Age Make-Ups. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Chris Brown 'HIGH END' - Music Video - 2017 - Client: Mendez Entertainment LLC for RCA Records by Chris Brown and Spiff TV
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Prosthetics Designer: design, sculpture, creation, and application of more than 25 prosthetic make-ups for Chris Brown, Young Thug, Fabolous, Teyana Taylor, Trey Songz, Jermaine Dupre, Brian Cage, Rey Mysterio Jr, Chris Brown's Dancers, and Background Actors / Dancers. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Aeraco 'BAPTIZED BY FIRE' - Music Video - 2017 - Client: Aeraco
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Prosthetics Designer: design, sculpture, creation, and application of broken wing prosthetics and fallen stone angel body painting.




WEB & MEDIA


• BABY ANIMAL BATTLE PATROL - Short Film - 2015 - Client: Nerdist Productions / Verizon Wireless
- Creature FX Department Head & Designer: Mutant Kitty, Puppy, & Chick concepts, sculpture, & creation of 3 full-head masks & 3 sets of animal hands; on-set applications _______________________________________________________________________________ • MRS. RUBY TIPS - 18 Webisodes - 2014 to 2015 - Client: Celebrity Chef Jon Ashton - Make-Up Department Head / Prosthetic Designer & Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Old-Age / Gender Change Character design; lifecast; 8 piece encapsulated silicone prosthetic, dental veneers, fingernails; all on-set make-up applications turning a 40-year-old man into a 68-year-old woman. _______________________________________________________________________________ • MODERN ZOMBIE - Til Death do us Part / Zombie Therapy - Short Film - 2013 - Funny or Die
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: 2 Kosart Zombie face prosthetics & on set make-up applications _______________________________________________________________________________ • SEARS ZOMBIES - 8 Spots & LIVE Marketing Campaign / Advertisement - 2011 - Client: Sears Holdings Corporation for Sears and Craftsman
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: 3 custom foam latex Kosart zombie prosthetics; 13 zombie make-up designs and applications total




PRINT & PHOTOGRAPHY


• FANTA MUMMY - Advertisement Photo Campaign - 2017 - Client: A Zaffarano Productions / Coca-Cola / Fanta / Universal's The Mummy
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: Re-Creation of Ahmanet from Universal Picture's 2017 film The Mummy for Fanta Ad Campaign. _______________________________________________________________________________ • EIGHT LEGENDARY WOMEN - Editorial Photography Series - 2017 - Client: Sandro Productions / New York Magazine - February 6-19, 2017 issue
- SFX Make-Up Department Head / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Sculpture and creation of Prosthetics & On-Set Make-Up FX Applications on actor Jessica Lange turning her into 8 legendary and historical women: Gloria Steinem, Diana Vreeland, Frida Khalo, Simone De Beauvoir, Mae West, Georgia O'Keeffe, Janis Joplin, and Marlene Dietrich. _______________________________________________________________________________ • PLAYING LYNCH : PSYCHOGENIC FUGUE - Short Film, Advertisement & Photography Series - 2016 - Client: Sandro Films / David Lynch Foundation / Squarespace
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Designer & Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Sculpture and creation of Prosthetics & On-Set Make-Up FX Applications on actor John Malkovich of 7 Characters from the films of David Lynch. Characters include John Merrick from The Elephant Man, Henry Spencer and Lady in the Radiator from Eraserhead, Special Agent Dale Cooper and Log Lady from Twin Peaks, Mystery Man from Lost Highway, and Frank Booth from Blue Velvet. _______________________________________________________________________________ • ADOBE ALIENS - Live at Conference and Photography - 2016 - Client: Adobe
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Design, sculpture, and creation of Male & Female Alien prosthetic heads and hands, full space suit fabrication, and live on-set make-up applications at the Adobe Max Conference in San Diego, CA. _______________________________________________________________________________ • DEVIL'S MUGSHOT Fine Art Horror Photography Series - 2016 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Design, sculpture, and creation of Devil mask and finger extensions, and on-set make-up applications. _______________________________________________________________________________ • NOSFERATU - Fine Art Horror Photography Series - 2016 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Design, sculpture, and creation of Nosferatu face & cowl prosthetics, dental appliances, and finger extensions, and female victim make-up and neck bite prosthetic, and on-set make-up applications. _______________________________________________________________________________ • JEKYLL & HYDE - Fine Art Horror Photography Series - 2016 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Design, sculpture, and creation of Prosthetics and Dental Appliances, and on-set make-up and hair applications. _______________________________________________________________________________ • INNSMOUTH - Fine Art Horror Photography Series - 2015 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography
- Make-Up Department Head & Creature Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: concept design, sculpture, & fabrication of different stage Deep-Ones through full-head masks, face masks, hands, chests, & facial prosthetics; on-set applications of Deep Ones; character make-up & hair application on actor Doug Jones _______________________________________________________________________________ • MONSTER PROM - Commercial Advertisement / Horror Photography Series - 2014 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography for Sony UK
- FX Department Head & Designer / Character Sculptor: concept design, sculpture, & fabrication of life-size teenage nerdy monster boys including Frankenstein, Dracula, & Wolf-Boy _______________________________________________________________________________ • BLACK LULLABY - Short Film & Fine Art Horror Photograph - 2013 - Client: Joshua Hoffine
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Boogeyman concept design; lifecasts; face prosthetic, partial cowl, finger extensions, dental appliance; on set make-up application _______________________________________________________________________________ • LAST STAND - Fine Art Horror Photograph - 2013 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: 4 new custom foam latex KFX zombie prosthetics; 12 zombie make-up designs and applications total




COMMERCIALS


• HEART MEDICATION COMMERCIAL - Commercial Advertisement - 2018 - Client: Story / Edwards Lifesciences - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: Make-Up FX Designer: Hyper-realistic old age make-up on-set application aging a 60-year-old African American into his later 70s. _______________________________________________________________________________ • NOX : FRIGHT FEST OVERLORD - Commercial & Print Advertisement & LIVE Performances - 2015 - Client: Six Flags - Creature FX Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor: concept design, sculpture, & creation of full-head Nox Prosthetic, hands, dental appliance; commercial make-up application & make-up application consultation to Six Flags Great America make-up department _______________________________________________________________________________ • IVAN THE CYCLOPS - Commercial Advertisement - 2013 - Client: Fizz City Films / Floor & Decor - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: cyclops design; life-cast of actor; custom cowl and full face prosthetic; make-up applications _______________________________________________________________________________ • *GO BIG OR GO HOME CLUB - Commercial Advertisement - 2013 - Client: MTV / Wendy's - With MH ARTISTRY - Make-Up Artist: wig stylings and natural make-up applications _______________________________________________________________________________ • MUSIC CHOICE ZOMBIES - Commercial Advertisement - 2013 - Client: Music Choice - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: 3 Kosart zombie prosthetics and on set make-up application for commercial _______________________________________________________________________________ • SEARS ZOMBIES - 8 Spots & LIVE Marketing Campaign / Advertisement - 2011 - Client: Sears Holdings Corporation for Sears and Craftsman - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: 3 custom foam latex Kosart zombie prosthetics; 13 zombie make-up designs and applications total _______________________________________________________________________________ • Z.E.O. : ZOMBIE EXECUTIVE OFFICER - Book Commercial Advertisement - 2009 - Client: AXIOM Megamedia LLC - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: zombie special effects make-up design and application for commercial promoting Scott Kenemore’s spoof self-help book _______________________________________________________________________________ • CONTAGIOUS - Book Commercial Advertisement - 2008 - Client: Curious Three Film Production - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: SFX Make-Up Designer: special effects make-up design & applications for commercial promoting best-selling author Scott Sigler’s novel _______________________________________________________________________________ • *AXE BODY SPRAY: THE CHOCOLATE MAN - Commercial Advertisement - 2007 - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO - SFX Artist / Lab Tech / Intern: chocolate man silicone & fiberglass matrix mold making, foam latex casting _______________________________________________________________________________

• *HALO 3 : BELEIVE Campaign - Commercial Advertisement Series - 2007 - Directed by Rupert Sanders - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO - FX Artist / Lab Tech / Intern: Halo action figure casting, Halo background life-size gun prop fabrication _______________________________________________________________________________

• *DODGE GRAND CARAVAN : THE CRASH TEST KID - Commercial Advertisement – 2007 - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO - SFX Artist / Lab Tech / Intern: crash test dummy finishing & silicone molding _______________________________________________________________________________ • NINGXIA RED - Commercial Advertisement - 2005 - Client: Iconic Memory Productions - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: design and on-set make-up and beard application of The Grandmaster character.




THEATER


• Siegfried : Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring Cycle 3 of 4) - Theater - 2018 - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago
- SFX Make-Up Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / Consultant: design, sculpture, and creation of the giant Fafner face and cowl prosthetics, and hand prosthetics, design, sculpture, and creation of Wotan missing eye prosthetic, and make-up application test / consultation. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Die Walküre : Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring Cycle 2 of 4) - Theater - 2017 - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago
- SFX Make-Up Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / Consultant: design, sculpture, and creation of Wotan missing eye prosthetic, and make-up application test / consultation. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Das Rheingold : Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring Cycle 1 of 4) - Theater - 2016 - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago
- SFX Make-Up Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / Consultant: design, sculpture, and creation of the giants Fafner and Fasolt face and cowl prosthetics, design, sculpture, and creation of Wotan missing eye prosthetic, and make-up application test / consultation. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Don Giovanni - Theater - 2014 - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago - SFX Make-Up Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / Consultant: design and creation of Il Commentadore patinated bronze statue prosthetics, & make-up application test / consultation _______________________________________________________________________________ • Disney’s Beauty & the Beast : The Broadway Musical - Theater - 2005 - Client: Jedlicka Performing Arts Center at Morton College
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: design and creation of Beast prosthetics and application to Beast actor & Beast stunt double, & make-up design and application for M. D’Arque _______________________________________________________________________________

• Disney’s Beauty & the Beast : The Broadway Musical - Theater - 2005 - Client: Boling Brook High School
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: design and creation and application of Beast prosthetics - FX Prop Designer & Sculptor: design & fabrication of Chip tea-cup headpiece worn by actor and Beast horns _______________________________________________________________________________

• Disney’s Beauty & the Beast : The Broadway Musical - Theater - 2005 - Client: Curtain Call Community Theater
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: design and fcreation and application of Beast prosthetics, & make-up design and application for M. D’Arque - FX Prop Designer & Sculptor: design & fabrication of Chip tea-cup headpiece worn by actor and Beast horns _______________________________________________________________________________

• Oliver! - Theater - 2004 - Client: Theater-on-the-Hill / WMC Productions
- Make-Up Designer: design and application of Bill Sykes, and creation of Faigan's beard _______________________________________________________________________________

• Vairous Children's Plays - Theater - 2002 to 2004 - Client: Wheaton Park District Playhouse
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Assistant Director: design and application of children's make-ups for Spring and Fall plays. Plays include: Wizard of Oz, Beauty and the Beast, The Nutcracker, Hansel & Grettel, The Little Mermaid _______________________________________________________________________________

• Annie - Theater - 2003 - Client: Theater-on-the-Hill / WMC Productions
- Make-Up Designer: design and application of Rooster _______________________________________________________________________________

• Oklahoma! - Theater - 2002 - Client: Acorn Community Theater / WMC Productions
- Make-Up Designer: design and application of Ali Hakim




LIVE EVENTS


• NOX : Fright Fest Overlord - LIVE Performances - 2018 - Client: Six Flags
- Creature FX Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor: New Sculpture of NOX Hands created for foam-latex gloves in 2018 and a new casting of NOX's head originally created by KOSART in 2015 that originally included concept design, sculpture, & creation of full-head Nox Prosthetic, hands, dental appliance. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Game of Zones - LIVE Marketing Campaign - 2018 - Client: Bleacher Report / Turner Broadcasting
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Created the Night King and a White Walker foam-latex prosthetics based off the real Game of Thrones, and on-location make-up FX applications in San Antonio for the NCAA 2018 Championship on 4/2/18. Also created 2 Basketball Knights encapsulated silicone prosthetics and on-location make-up FX applications in Oklahoma City for the Thunder vs the Warriors NBA Game on 4/3/18. _______________________________________________________________________________ • US Olympic Heroes - LIVE Marketing Campaign / Public Displays - 2018 - Client: Chicago Scenic Studios / United Airlines / US Olympic Team
- Mannequin Head Sculptor & FX Painter: Sculpture of Nathan Chen likeness, & painting mannequin heads & hair application for 7 US Olympic Athletes for display at airports across the US during the 2018 Winter Olympics. Nathan Chen, Gus Kenworthy, Erin Hamlin, Jamie Anderson, J.R. Celski, Nikko Landeros. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Chris Brown - Heartbreak on a Full Moon - Halloween / Album Release Party - Event - 2017 - Client: Chris Brown
- Make-Up Department Head / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Make-up application on Chris Brown's Dancers for Party Performance at Universal Studios Hollywood Back Lot in Chicago, IL. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Adobe Aliens - Live at Conference and Photography - 2016 - Client: Adobe
- SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Design, sculpture, and creation of Male & Female Alien prosthetic heads and hands, full space suit fabrication, and live on-set make-up applications at the Adobe Max Conference in San Diego, CA. _______________________________________________________________________________ • NOX : Fright Fest Overlord - Commercial & Print Advertisement & LIVE Performances - 2015 - Client: Six Flags
- Creature FX Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor: concept design, sculpture, & creation of full-head Nox Prosthetic, hands, dental appliance; commercial make-up application & make-up application consultation to Six Flags Great America make-up department _______________________________________________________________________________ • Syfy Halloween Party - LIVE Make-Up Applications - 2015 - Client: Syfy / NBC Universal
- SFX Make-Up Artist: Live make-up application at Halloween Party for Syfy clients in Chicago, IL. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Syfy / Chiller Halloween Parties - LIVE Make-Up Demonstration - 2013 - Client: Syfy / NBC Universal
- SFX Make-Up Artist: Live make-up application & demonstration at Halloween Party for Syfy / Chiller clients in New York, NY & again in Chicago, IL. _______________________________________________________________________________ • 2nd Street Creamery - LIVE Marketing Campaign / Advertisement - 2012 - Client: Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide for 2nd Street Creamery
- FX Mask Designer & Sculptor: design and fabrication of 8 Custom cow masks based on 2nd Street Creamery logo _______________________________________________________________________________ • Sears Zombies - 8 Spots & LIVE Marketing Campaign / Advertisement - 2011 - Client: Sears Holdings Corporation for Sears and Craftsman
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: 3 custom foam latex Kosart zombie prosthetics; 13 zombie make-up designs and applications total _______________________________________________________________________________ • Blue Bunny Ice Cream - LIVE Marketing Campaign / Advertisement - 2011 - Client: Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide for Blue Bunny
- Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: 8 face-paintings on actors' faces to match large ice cream carton costume heads




TEACHING EXPERIENCE


• KOSART Special FX Classes & Workshops - April 2011 to Present - J. Anthony Kosar is Owner & Operator, & Head Instructor in Westmont, IL. - Kosar and his Kosart Studios artists created curriculum & teach all classes and workshops. - Classes are focused on Special Effects, Make-Up, and Sculpture Training, and are based on Character & Creature creation. - Kosart also has held Classes and Seminars for various groups and organizations, including for make-up artists of the I.A.T.S.E. Local 476 Studio Mechanics Chicago. _______________________________________________________________________________

• American Academy of Art - Chicago, IL - Fall 2020 Semester - J. Anthony Kosar Co-Taught the Concept Art Illustration Course with Professor Rich Kryzcka. _______________________________________________________________________________ • French Pastry School - Chicago, IL - Fall 2013 to Winter 2015 - J. Anthony Kosar was the Airbrush Instructor, teaching Cake Decorators airbrushing techniques and fundamentals. _______________________________________________________________________________

• J. Anthony Kosar / Kosart Studios Taught Special Effects Make-Up & Sculpting Seminars, Demonstrations, Lectures, & Panels 2005 to Present at: - WGN Morning News - Chicago, IL
- CBS Morning News - Chicago, IL
- CNBC Fast Money Halftime Report - Englewood Cliffs, NJ
- Fox Morning News - Kansas City, MO
- The Make-Up Show Chicago - Chicago, IL - Film Scape Chicago - Chicago, IL
- I.A.T.S.E. Local 476 Studio Mechanics Chicago - at Kosart in Westmont, IL
- IMATS NY : International Make-up Artist Trade Show - New York, NY
- Illinois High School Theater Festival - Urbana, IL & Normal, IL
- Make-Up For Ever Academy - New York, NY
- The Powder Group / On Make-Up Magazine / Kryolan - Chicago, IL
- Monsterpalooza - Burbank, CA & Pasadena, CA
- Son of Monsterpalooza - Burbank, CA
- Adobe Max - San Diego, CA
- Mask Fest / Horror Hound Weekend - Indianapolis, IN
- Morbido Film Festival - Michoacan, Mexico
- Transworld Haunt & Attractions Show - St. Louis, MO
- San Diego Comic Con - San Diego, CA
- C2E2 Chicago Comic And Entertainment Expo - Chicago, IL
- Midwest Haunters Convention - Columbus, OH
- IlluXCon - Allentown, PA & Reading, PA
- Spectrum Fantastic Art Live - Kansas City, MO
- Walker Stalker Con Chicago - Chicago, IL & Rosemont, IL
- Chicago Frights - Lisle, IL
- Wizard World Chicago - Rosemont, IL
- Fangoria Weekend of Horrors - Rosemont, IL
- Fangoria Trinity of Terrors - Las Vegas, NV
- Flashback Weekend - Rosemont, IL
- WildClaw Theatre - Chicago, IL
- American Academy of Art - Chicago, IL
- Heroic Age Art Center Presents “Art of Horror” - Mount Zion, IL
- CECE Chicagoland Entertainment Collectors Expo - Carol Stream, IL
- Blick Art Materials - Wheaton, IL
- and Various Colleges, High Schools, and Grade Schools throughout IL




SCULPTING


This is a listing of sculpture by Kosart Studios for masks, props, prototypes, displays, and more for projects other than MUFX prosthetics. For sculpture specifically for MUFX and prosthetics, please visit the other tabs above.
Abominable Snowman - Halloween Mask, Hands & Feet - Client: Fun.com - 2019 LUDO : Labyrinyth - Halloween Mask, Hands & Feet - Client: Fun.com - 2019 Jester - Halloween Mask - Client: Fun.com - 2019 Chicago P.D. - Season 4, 5, & 6 - Various FX Prop Sculptures & Creation & Fabrication. - Client: NBC Universal - July 2016 to 2019
Lovecraft Country - Season 1 Pilot - Various FX Prop Sculptures & Creation & Fabrication, more info once episodes air - Client: HBO - 2018
Nox: Fright Fest Overlord - New Hands for Mascot of Fright Fest that Kosart originally created in 2015 - Client: Six Flags - 2018
EMPIRE - Season 3 - Various FX Prop Sculptures & Creation & Fabrication - Client: FOX - 2016-2017
Spectrum Fantastic Art Awards - Award Sculpture Design & Creation - Client: Spectrum Fantastic Art - 2017
Adobe Aliens - Male & Female Alien Masks and Hands, Armor Suit Fabrication - 2016 - Client: Adobe for Adobe Max 2016 in San Diego, CA
Chicago Med - Ep 114 - Icicle Props - Client: NBC Universal - 2016
Baby Animal Battle Patrol - Puppy, Kitty, Chick Full-Head Mask Sculptures, & Hands - Client: Nerdist Productions for Verizon - 2015
Three Dots and a Dash - 2016 Tiki Mug Collection - 5 Tiki Mug Sculptures designed by Darick Maasen - Client: Lettuce Entertain You - 2015
Nox: Fright Fest Overlord - Mascot Face of Fright Fest Mask, Teeth, & Hands - Client: Six Flags - 2015
Greyson Alien Baby - Collectible Alien Baby Doll - Client: The Ashton-Drake Galleries - 2015
Bomb Pop Cooler - 6 ft Tall Bomb Pop Cooler Cover for Display - Client: Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide for Blue Bunny - 2015
Innsmouth - Deep-One Full-Head Mask, Face Mask, Hands, Chest, & Mini-Bust Sculptures - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - 2015
Baron Von Raschke's THE CLAW - Product Design, Sculpt & Production - Client: Mears Auctions - 2015
Monster Prom - Nerdy Monster Boy Head Sculptures - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography for Sony UK - 2014
Bite Your Tongue - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - Chicago, IL - 2012
2nd Street Creamery Cow - Mascot Mask - Client: Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide for 2nd Street Creamery - 2012
Medical Lung Models - Medical Anatomical Model - Client: Denoyer Geppert Science Company - 2011
Ghoul - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2011
Fall Fairy - Halloween Head Piece / Imaetion Series - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2011
Bone Cross-Section Model - Medical Anatomical Model - Client: Denoyer Geppert Science Company - 2011
Killer Bee - Halloween Head Piece / Imaetion Series - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2011
RAHM-bo - Halloween Mask of Caricatured Rahm Emanuel - Client: Zagone Studios LLC for Fantasy Costumes - 2011
Brain Stem Model - Medical Anatomical Model - Client: Denoyer Geppert Science Company - 2011
Lion / Black Panther - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2010
Squiddles - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2010
Half-Vamp - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2010
Ex-Gov BLAGO - Halloween Mask of Caricatured Rod Blagojevich - Client: Zagone Studios LLC for Fantasy Costumes - 2010
Flaming Skull Guitar - Guitar Game Controller - Client: Kik Axe Guitars for Guitar Hero & Rock Band- 2010
Little Puff Dragon - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2010
LINK - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2009
Clownin' Around - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2009
BUMP Logo Plate & Base - For Bump Maquette - Client: The Scream Factory - 2009
Satanic Panic Mask - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2008
Venusian - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2008
Satanic Panic Creature - Full Silicone Creature Suit and Creature Maquette - Client: Marc Selz Productions LLC - 2008
Gargoyle - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2008
Satanic Panic Props - Satanic Ritual Dagger, Human Hearts, 2 Sacrificed Dogs & 1 Cat - Client: Marc Selz Productions LLC - 2006
The Dark - Severed Head Prop - Client: Showcase Entertainment - 2005
Chip - Tea Cup Character Head Prop / Costume for Beauty and the Beast Musical - Client: Curtain Call Community Theater - 2005




ILLUSTRATION & CONCEPT DESIGN


Halloween Mask Designs - Concept Designs - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2007 to Present
Collectibles Concept Designs - Concept Designs - Client: Bradford Exchange- 2006 to Present Siegfried : The Ring Cycle 3 of 4 - Giant Fafner Character Concept Design - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago - 2016
Adobe Aliens - Male & Female Alien Creature Concept Designs - Client: Adobe for Adobe Max - 2016
Das Rheingold : The Ring Cycle 1 of 4 - Giants Fafner and Fasolt, and Wotan Character Concept Designs - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago - 2016
Night of the Hatchetman - Creature Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Productions - 2016
Nosferatu - Photo & Creature Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - 2016
Devil's Mugshot - Photo & Creature Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - 2016
Aurora - Pango Creature Concept Design - Client: Century Guild - 2016
Mutant Baby Animal Battle Patrol - Mutant Kitty, Puppy, Chick Concept Designs - Client: Nerdist Productions for Verizon Wireless - 2015
Nox: Fright Fest Overlord - Demon Concept Designs - Client: Six Flags - 2015
Innsmouth - Photo & Deep One Creature Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - 2015
Il Commentadore - Bronze Statue Character Concept Designs - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago - 2014
Paasche VISION Airbrush - 2014 - Box Package Art - Airbrush - Client: Paasche Airbrush Company
Monster Prom - Nerdy Monster Boy Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography for Sony UK - 2014
Black Lullaby Boogeyman - Creature Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Productions - 2013
Presidential Monsters - 10 Action Figure Concept Designs - Client: Heroes in Action Toys - 2011 to 2012
Blood on the Plain - Creature Concept Designs for Film - Client: Water Cooler Productions - 2011
Monster from Watergate Lagoon: Nixon - 2011 - Character Package Art - Presidential Monster Action Figure - Client: Heroes in Action Toys
The Phantom of the Whitehouse: JFK - 2011 - Character Package Art - Presidential Monster Action Figure - Client: Heroes in Action Toys
ZOM-Bush - 2011 - Character Package Art - Presidential Monster Action Figure - Client: Heroes in Action Toys
The SPIDER: Shadow of Evil - 2011 - Front Wrap Cover - Novel - Client: Moonstone Books
The SPIDER: Judge, Jury, Executioner - 2011 - Front Cover for Paperback - Spider Anthology - Client: Moonstone Books
Raven Diablo - 9 Character Concept Designs for IP - Client: Author Miko Montgomery - 2010 to 2011
Kik Axe Guitars - Concept Designs for Sculpted Guitar Game Controllers - Client: Kik Axe Guitars - 2010 to 2011
BUMP: A Novel of Extreme Horror - 2010 - Front & Back Covers for Hardcover & Paperback - Horror Novel - Client: The Scream Factory
The SPIDER: Iron Man War - 2009 to 2011 - Front & Back Covers / 30 Interiors - Trade Paper Back Novella - Client: Moonstone
The PHANTOM: Julie Walker - Race Against Death - 2009 - Cover - Comicbook - Client: Moonstone Books
Buckaroo Banzai: Hardest of the Hard (Part 2) - 2009 - Cover - Comicbook - Client: Moonstone Books
Buckaroo Banzai: Hardest of the Hard (Part 1) - 2009 - Cover - Comicbook - Client: Moonstone Books
The SPIDER: Judgement Knight #1 (Blood of the Innocent) - 2008 to 2009 - 10 Interiors - Novella - Client: Moonstone Books
Satanic Panic - Toby Creature Concept Designs - Client: Marc Selz Productions - 2006




GRAPHIC DESIGN


KOSART ATELIER: School for Entertainment Arts - Company Logo, Web, Promo Postcards, Brochures, Marketing Design - Client: Self - 2011 to Present
KOSART GALLERY - Company Logo, Web, Exhibition Postcards, Marketing Design - Client: Self - 2011 to Present
KOSART STUDIOS - Company Logo Redesign, Web, Promo Postcards, Marketing Design - Client: Self - 2009 to Present
Dynamic Perception Dance Company - Logo Refinement & Banner Design - Client: Dynamic Perception Dance Company - 2016
Imagine This - Company Logo Design - Client: Imagine This - 2014
Pig Foot - Layout and Art for Drawstring Bag - Client: Melissa Kosar for RAISING HOPE on FOX - 2014
Kosart PHANTOM Pro - Product Logo & Package Design - Client: Kosart Studios - 2014
Paasche MADE IN USA - Product Logo Design - Client: Paasche Airbrush Company - 2014
Paasche VISION Airbrush - Magazine Full Page Ad Design - Client: Paasche Airbrush Company - 2014
Paasche VISION Airbrush - Product Logo & Package Design - Client: Paasche Airbrush Company - 2013
REEL COMEDY - Film & Comedy Festival Logo Design - Client: Comedian Carlos Gonzalez - 2013
TEAM NICHOLAS - Foundation Logo Design - Client: Team Nicholas Foundation - 2012
LEX TALIONIS - Movie Title & Poster Design - Client: Kos For Three Productions - 2011
KOS FOR THREE Productions - Company Logo Design - Client: Kos For Three Productions - 2007
PERILOUS TIES - Movie Title & Poster Design - Client: Chi-Town Films, LLC - 2006
CHI-TOWN FILMS - Company Logo Design - Client: Chi-Town Films, LLC - 2006
HAMMER'd Productions - Company Logo Design - Client: Hammer'd Productions - 2006
• HONEYBEE FILM Productions - Company Logo Redesign - Client: Honeybee Film Productions - 2006
KOSART EFFECTS - Company Logo, Web, Promo Postcards, Marketing Design - Client: Self - 2005
HONEYBEE FILM Productions - Company Logo Design - Client: Honeybee Film Productions - 2004





CREDITS

Below is a list of projects by category that Kosart Studios has worked on.

Projects marked with ( * ) indicate contributions made by J. Anthony Kosar as a freelance artist working on behalf of a company other than Kosart Studios.  Click arrows to expand each category.

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