Elizabeth Williams

Elizabeth Williams attended Washington University School of Art and graduated from Parsons School of Design in 1979. She began her illustration career in Los Angeles in 1980 drawing trials of the Hillside Strangler and the anti-trust trial of Al Davis (owner of the Los Angeles Raiders football team) v. the National Football League. Her court artwork has been published on the front page of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Post, New York Newsday and The National Law Journal. She drew an award-winning advertising campaign for Winthrop Pharmaceuticals, has illustrated textbooks for Oxford University Press, drawn sports illustrations for ABC Sports, the Los Angeles Raiders, and the Ammirati advertising agency. She is the co-author of the award winning book on courtroom art, The Illustrated Courtroom: 50 Years of Court Art. The Library of Congress acquired all of her artwork from The Illustrated Courtroom for their collection. Her work has been exhibited in juried shows at the Society of Illustrators in New York and Los Angeles, the William J. Brennan Courthouse in New Jersey, the New York City Police Museum, the Newport Beach Library, the World Trade Gallery in New York, the National Arts Club the United States Courthouse for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan and The Library of Congress. Her entire folio of work from the “Sean Bell Trial” is in Special Collections in the Lloyd Sealy Library, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.