William C. (Bill) Davis
Attended Otis Art Institute and California State University at Long Beach majoring in Art and Design.
Bill Davis, as Designer, Director, and Animator as well as President of The Davis Artworks and Artbear Pigmation, has designed and developed a diverse range of images, characters and animation for Television (PBS, Cable & Broadcast), home video programming, and print, that span a diverse range of ethnic, social, work, age, and ability environments seen in the world today.
The list of clients include: Doubleday, CBS, Sesame Street/Golden Press Books, AT&T, Lancit Media/Reading Rainbow, Children's Television Workshop/Sesame Street, HBO, WGBH/Galaxy Classroom, Nick JR, Cornell University, and the Hip Hop Public Health organization among others.
Beginning in 1999 and interspersed between animation and illustration work, Bill Davis wrote “Creating 2D Animation in a Small Studio”, a comprehensive, 328 page book exploring the process of creating and producing traditional and digital animation which was published by GGC Publishing in 2006.
Though Animation and Illustration were Bill’s primary mediums, Pottery was added as a new means of creative expression in August of 2005.