Instructor Bio: Andrew Cawrse



Andrew Cawrse Biography


Andrew Cawrse is an internationally accomplished Sculptor, Anatomist & Teacher.

Andrew is one of the world's most sought after anatomy instructors, he teaches anatomy aesthetics, form and function in both traditional and digital mediums, tutoring surgeons, physicians, fine art professionals and artists in the movie visual effects & game industries. He has been an invited guest speaker internationally, and has received many awards including from the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery award for Lecture contribution to cosmetic surgery Advancement.
 
Established worldwide as an authority on anatomy aesthetics, function and instruction he has been awarded by both the medical and art worlds. He is also recognized as a creator of some of the most incredible anatomical sculptures & products for anatomy education. His Anatomical work has been shown on the BBC, The History Channel, The Discovery Channel, Bravo, Mythbusters and a variety of forensic and educational programming worldwide. see some of his anatomical sculptures here >
 
His clients include, MGM, Cirque du Soleil, 20th Century Fox, Sony Entertainment, Nintendo, Lucasfilm ltd, BBC, IBM, Apple Inc., Industrial Light & Magic, Pixar, Weta-Digital, Weta-Workshop, Blizzard Entertainment, Valve Corporation, Epic Games, Nintendo, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons, American Association of Clinical Anatomists, International Anaplastology Association, International Association of Medical Illustrators.

Andrew also has a distinguished background in Movie Visual Effects, with over 9 years at the Industrial Light & Magic as a model supervisor & digital concept sculptor. His effects work has been featured in the films Avatar, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Van Helsing, Dreamcatcher, Star Wars Episode I & II, Mission to Mars & Galaxy Quest, Jurassic Park 4 & technical consultant & model development on Pirates of The Carribean II, and The Avengers. Andrew left the entertainment industry to pursue his interest in Anatomy and founded the company AnatomyTools.
 
Andrew Cawrse is also a dedicated figurative fine-artist. His work has been shown in New York by the National Sculpture Society by award & invitation, he has private collectors worldwide and he is scheduled to start releasing these works publicly in 2020. To view his private fine art or join his mailing list, please visit: andrewcawrse.com.
 
 
 
Anatomy Instructor / Consultant at the following Companies / events:
2019 Weta Workshop VFX - Anatomy & Practical sculpting Instructor
2019 Weta Digital VFX - Creature Dev. Consultant & Anatomy Instructor
2019 Encore VFX - 
 Creature Dev. Consultant & Digital Anatomy Instructor
2004-2019 AnatomyTools.com Primary Human & Animal Anatomy Instructor
2018 Blizzard Entertainment - Anatomy Instructor
2015 Blizzard Entertainment - Anatomy Instructor
2014 Valve Software Game Co. - Anatomy Instructor
2014 Mastering Human Anatomy Gnomon School of Visual Effects - Primary Instructor
2013 EPIC Games - Anatomy Instructor
2013 Mastering Human Anatomy Gnomon School of Visual Effects - Primary Instructor
2012 Humanoid Creature Design (Master Class) - Instructor with co-instructor Carlos Huante
2012 ZBrush Traditional Masters Weekend - Key Instructor
2013 Apple Inc - Creative Team - Anatomy Instructor
2012 Apple Inc - Creative Team - Anatomy Instructor
2012 Industrial Light & Magic - Anatomy Instructor
2012 Shanghai Richard MacDonald Master Sculptor - Anatomy Instructor / Assistant Instructor
2011 Creature Anatomy & Design (Master Class) - with co-instructor Carlos Huante
2011 Lucasfilm Ltd - Anatomy Instructor
2010 Breaking Anatomy (Master Class) - Instructor with co-instructor Carlos Huante
2010 Animal Anatomy - Instructor with co-instructor Damon Bard
2009 Richard MacDonald Master Sculptor - Anatomy Instructor / Assistant Instructor
2008 Richard MacDonald Master Sculptor - Anatomy Instructor / Assistant Instructor
2007 Pixar Animation Studio - Anatomy Instructor
 
 
Invited Keynote Speaker at the following Annual Conferences and events:
2016 Zbrush Summit,  Annual Conference - Opening Keynote Speaker 

2016 American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons,  Annual Meeting - Opening Keynote Speaker 
2015 American Association of Clinical Anatomists,  Annual Meeting - Opening Keynote Speaker 
2014 AMI Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Conference Mayo Clinic - Key Note Speaker
2013 AACS,ASLS - World Congress on Advanced Liposculpture & Body Contouring - Key Note Speaker
2013 International Anaplastology Association Annual Conference  - Key Note Speaker
2009 Masters of Anatomy Event: Gnomon School of Visual Effects - Invited Speaker
2000 International Film Festival - Key Note Speaker
1993 Guest Speaker at the South Australian Government Student Seminar
1993 Guest Speaker at the National Arts Career Exposition
1993 Guest Speaker at the Australian Graphic Design Association Student Seminar

 
Anatomy Instructor at the following Medical companies / events:
2016 Vaser - Anatomy Instructor
2016 Sculpting for Surgeons - Anatomy Instructor
2014 Sculpting for Surgeons - Anatomy Instructor
2014 AMI Medical Illustrators Conference Workshop - Anatomy Instructor
2013 Sculpting for Surgeons - Anatomy Instructor

 
Awards:
2019 ZBrush Honorary Annual Award for contribution to the industry
2016 American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery award for Lecture contribution to cosmetic surgery 
Advancement
1996 GRAPHIS graphic design Award Annual - International award selection of work
1994 GRAPHIS graphic design Award Annual - International award selection of work
1993 Award Exhibition Annual - Inclusion of work in annual
1993 The AWARD Annual (Australian Writers & Art Directors Association) Annual Bronze Award & Winner of Category in Black+White Editorial Illustration
1991 Alumni Association of South Australia - Certificate for Outstanding Academic Achievement
1991 The Australian Institute of Advertising S.A - Award for Dux of Course