Helen David is a contemporary British artist, working in a variety of media including embroidery and print on textiles. She is currently working on THREADS a feature length documentary film about the meaning and emotional significance of textiles.
In 1983, having completed B.A. degree in fashion textiles at Camberwell School of Art, and post graduate studies at Central St. Martins, Helen co-founded the acclaimed fashion-textile label English Eccentrics. From it’s launch in 1983, English Eccentrics rapidly earned a reputation as one of the UK’s most eclectic and innovative fashion labels, with Princess Diana, Dame Helen Mirren, Helena Bonham-Carter, Prince, Mick Jagger and Sir Paul McCartney among the labels many wearers. It has earned particular recognition for its distinctive and influential textile designs. English Eccentric pieces feature in collections of museums including the Victoria and Albert, the Museum of London and the Art Institute of Chicago.