david mcallisterDavid McAllister


David McAllister was born in Ireland.

He studied design at Central College of Art and Design in London from 1973 to 1976, where he graduated with a BA Honours Degree.

Since leaving college he has worked in all areas of Art and Design, including Illustration and Graphics. His work was sought after by all the major advertising agencies and his clients have included Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. and Walt Disney Productions. His speciality is painting people and over several years, he has produced many montage images for video covers, movie posters and 48 sheet posters, as well as a variety of other forms of publishing, such as paperback book jackets and magazine illustration.

David’s work has been in great demand in several countries including Scandinavia, Japan, Greece, America, Australia, Singapore and of course Great Britain.

Having been a commercial artist for many years, David is now a full time professional Fine Artist. His very realistic work includes Fine Art Portraits, Figures and Still Life paintings for exhibitions and private commissions.


  • Fine Art Portraits
  • Figures
  • Still Life
  • The Tate
  • National Portrait Gallery
Commissions and Collections
  • Paramount Pictures
  • Warner Bros.
  • Walt Disney Productions
  • Scandinavia
  • Japan
  • Greece
  • United States
  • Australia
  • Singapore
  • United Kingdom

David McAllister Gallery

All images David McAllister 2009-12