illustrator | educator

Dave Williams is an illustrator, artist and educator.

He is an alumni of Central Saint Martins College, graduating in 1992 with a Distinction in illustration.

Dave's work combines an enjoyment of vibrant colour with gestural mark making to make dynamic and engaging images that communicate a wide variety of ideas and tell diverse stories. 

As a Senior Lecturer, Dave currently works on some of the most illustrious illustration courses in the UK: 

Postgraduate level on the Illustration Masters course at Camberwell College of Art (UAL) and at the University of Brighton where he is a Year Coordinator on the BA(Hons) Illustration course.

SELECTED CLIENTS

 Heinemann, Frances Lincoln, Avon books (USA), Bloomberg (USA), Big Cat Records, The BBC, Creative Review, Radio Times, The Mail on Sunday,

The Independent (Eire), McKinsey Quarterly (USA),

Marks and Spencer, Interbrand, IBM and

Rain Design Partners (Dublin) 

EXHIBITIONS

2015 Contemporary Life, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. 

2013 9th China International Animation Festival Exhibition – China Academy of Art, Hangzhou China.

2013 Then, Now, After – Grand Parade: University of Brighton.

2009 Solo exhibition – Cascade Gallery Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick.

2007 Paintings - Solo exhibition – Cascade Gallery Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick.

2005 The SAA Illustration Awards – London Transport Museum, Covent Garden.

2005 Group exhibition – Cascade Gallery Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick.

2004 Group exhibition – Cascade Gallery Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick.

2001 ‘Light Pool’ - Solo exhibition - Buckenham Galleries, Southwold Suffolk.

2000 Group Exhibition - Buckenham Galleries, Southwold Suffolk.

1997 Images 22 - Selected Exhibition, The Royal College of Art Galleries.

1997 ‘Our Colour’ - Group show at The Pleasance Theatre London.

1996 ‘Extracts’ - Group show by Ex - Central Saint Martin’s students at CSM Long Acre.

1995 ‘Start’ - Group show by Ex - Central Saint Martins Students at CSM Long Acre.

1993 ‘Artist & Illustrator’ Exhibition - The Business Design Centre - Islington.

1992 ‘New Blood’ - A Selected Exhibition at The Association of Illustrators Gallery of promising new illustrators.