Elizabeth Williams attended Washington University School of Art and graduated from Parsons School of Design. She began her court art career in Los Angeles in 1980 covering the trial of the Hillside Stranglers and the anti-trust trial of Al Davis (owner of the Los Angeles Raiders football team) v. the National Football League.
Williams’ court artwork has been published on the cover of the New York Times and in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Post, and New York Newsday . She drew an award-winning advertising campaign for Winthrop Pharmaceuticals, has illustrated textbooks for Oxford University Press, and has drawn sports illustrations for ABC Sports,the Los Angeles Raiders and the Ammirati advertising agency.
Her work has been exhibited in juried shows at the Society of Illustrators in N.Y. and L.A. It also has been shown at John Jay School of Criminal Justice, N.Y., The William J Brennan Courthouse in New Jersey, The New York City Police Museum, the Newport Beach Library in CA, the World Trade Gallery in New York, and the Southern District of New York Manhattan Federal Courthouse. New York’s John Jay School of Criminal Justice acquired her entire folio of work from the “Sean Bell trial” for their collection. Her clients include: The Associated Press, CNBC News, WABC News, Bloomberg News,KABC News, NBC News, CBS News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal. She has been featured and interviewed in the New York Times, New York Metro, NPR, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post and ABC’s Good Morning America.