Kazuhiro Tsuji

Kazuhiro Tsuji is a Japanese special make-up effects artist and visual artist. He won the Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling for the biographical film Darkest Hour (2017) after earning nominations for the comedies Norbit (2007) and Click (2006).


Currently, Kazu is primarily focused on producing large scale hyperrealist portrait sculpture in his custom built modeling and casting studio in Los Angeles. The recent work he has exhibited widely at major art fairs and museums, has magnetized the attention from collectors, press, and visiting art enthusiasts alike.