Zeke Waters was born and raised in the small town of Calhoun, GA. As soon as he was able to hold a pencil, he began taking drawing and painting classes at a local art studio. After becoming involved in theater in his high school years, Zeke discovered scenic design as a way to mix his love of design and fine art with his passion for entertainment.
Zeke graduated from the Savannah College of Art in Design as the Valedictorian of the Class of 2019. While at SCAD, Zeke worked in several disciplines including theatrical scenery and lighting design, television and film design, event design, painting, fabrication, and themed entertainment design. During his senior year, Zeke was a part of the winning team in the 2019 Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations competition.
Zeke has worked with several companies including Walt Disney Imagineering, Universal Creative, Tyler Perry Studios, and HBO.
Zeke currently lives in Atlanta, GA and works as a set designer for film and television.
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