ABOUT

Photographed by Ben Morris for OUT Magazine, Oct 2016. Styling by Michael Cook, Grooming by Matthew Tuozzoli.

Photographed by Ben Morris for OUT Magazine, Oct 2016.
Styling by Michael Cook, Grooming by Matthew Tuozzoli.

Sawyer DeVuyst (pronounced \di\ vust\) is a New York and Los Angeles based model, actor and visual artist working in the mediums of furniture, interiors and costumes. His acting work in film & television ranges from the music video and interview for Won't Stop Running by the Grammy Award Winning band A Great Big World to playing genderqueer Lynk in the drag queen dramedy Lady Peacock to stunt doubling Andie MacDowell in the thriller, As Good As Dead. His modeling work includes Thinx's People With Periods advertorial campaign, Thinx's Spring NYC subway ad campaign, Thinx's fall San Francisco BART ad campaign, Out Magazine's fashion editorial in October 2016's Trans Formation issue, Bruce Weber's Barneys SS14 campaign, Brothers, Sisters, Sons and Daughters, Candy Magazine's 8th issue: Role Models and runways shows for Sir New York, Not Equal and NYFW.

Sawyer has built furniture for the Wythe Hotel, Etsy Headquarters and Etsy CEO, Chad Dickerson, Amazon offices, BCBG, Kate Spade and Willoughby General. His work has been sold in West Elm and ABC Carpet & Home. 

He is currently working on a daily fine art self portrait collection, "Mine," which reclaims transgender storytelling, shares a different trans narrative and adds to transmale visibility by capturing and publishing his daily life in photographs.

Sawyer currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA and Brooklyn, NY.


Take a look at Mine, Sawyer's daily fine art self portraits.

Take a look at Mine, Sawyer's daily fine art self portraits.

Sawyer's furniture and interior design work.

Sawyer's furniture and interior design work.