David Montgomery

San Francisco Art Exchange

Born in Brooklyn, award-winning photographer David Montgomery, in the early Sixties, David fell in love with the soft, romantic English light and took up residence in London, where he continues to live with his family.

Montgomery is internationally known as a portrait photographer of high profile statesmen and celebrities. Among some of his previous sitters are: British royalty HM Queen Elizabeth II; politicians Baroness Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton, and Pierre Trudeau; artists Andy Warhol, Lucien Freud, David Hockney, and Francis Bacon; musicians Diana Ross & the Supremes, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Dolly Parton, and Willie Nelson; actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Pierce Brosnan, Clint Eastwood, and Sean Connery; and icons Professor Stephen Hawking, Alfred Hitchcock, and Muhammad Ali, among others.

David Montgomery has contributed regularly to Vogue, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph and Rolling Stone. He was commissioned by the post office to photograph a special edition stamp for the Millennium that won a silver award at the D&AD (Design and Art Direction Awards). His Andy Warhol photographs were recently exhibited in the Andy Warhol: Self Portraits exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and have since been added to the permanent collection at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, PA.