Video by Jon Alexander
James Payne, also known as Gecko the Man Scientist, is a Gateway City artist making waves with his psychedelic pieces. From local exhibitions to music festivals to business collaborations, his work can be spotted around the area—and thanks to his unique use of lines and color, is easily recognizable. Learn more about his creative process and upcoming projects in this #mySTL Spotlight.
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