photo: Kristin Pike

photo: Kristin Pike

David Ouimet is a New-York based artist who works in a variety of mediums including Street Art, Film, Music, and writing and illustrating Children’s Books.

After graduating from RISD in 1989 he worked on a number of Independent films and scored music soundtracks for documentary, feature, and short films.

In the early 90’s he left the Film Industry to work as a musician, touring extensively and recording several eclectic albums.

In the mid-90’s Ouimet became a bookseller, he began illustrating album covers and book jackets. His work also appeared in major publications such as The New York Times.

In 2003 Ouimet started illustrating a series of Children’s books with the Award-Winner author Robert San Souci. Four books were published in the Dare to Be Scared series. In 2015 he illustrated the picture book Daydreams for Night, based on the stories of the Canadian Musician John Southworth. Artwork from that book was selected in the Society of Illustrators Annual 59 and was exhibited at the Museum of American Illustration in February 2017.

Ouimet’s street art, featuring his iconic “hoodiebird” has appeared all over the world since 2016.

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