Book Signing: David Williams

Thursday 16 May 2024
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Studies In Photography, East Wing, P06

David Williams is an Edinburgh-based photographic artist. He was Head of Photography at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh. He retired from ECA in 2017. Prior to becoming involved in photography, he was a professional musician and songwriter, employed by Ringo Starr’s publishing house.

Williams’ intensely lyrical, visually captivating work is exhibited internationally. His photographs have been published and anthologised throughout Europe, in the USA and in Japan. He has been the recipient of numerous prizes and awards. Most notably, he was presented with the BBC ‘150 Years of Photography’ award. He was also nominated for the highly prestigious ‘Kyoto Prize (Arts and Philosophy)’, in Japan. His work is held in public and private collections.

‘I own two of David’s photographs which I endlessly enjoy. His personal humanity is communicated through
his imagery, which overcomes the technical to reveal the soul beneath.‘ – Dame Helen Mirren