Sailey Williams has had long fascination with visual arts & creative media. He began his career in musical theater productions in the NYC tri-state area. During his time on stage Sailey began designing wardrobe for productions he was involved, earning awards for costume & production design. Soon after Sailey shifted his focus to mainstream fashion with the debut of his collection, Salacious by Sailey Williams at New York Fashion Week Fall 2009.
Sailey’s interest in photography began as a need to capture images of his fashion collections. Once he stepped behind the camera he knew that fashion & advertising photography was what he wanted to do. Sailey has developed a keen eye for conceptual detail and a shooting style uniquely his own. His education in graphic design & advertisement design has given him an understanding of composition, color, structure, and communicating ideas visually through photography and other creative mediums.
Sailey’s career in the field of visual arts have allowed him to work with several international brands, magazines, newspapers, record labels, and celebrities. His clients have included Sephora, Macy’s, White House Black Market & L'Uomo Vogue magazine.
Throughout his life, Sailey Williams has a true sense of social responsibility and is always intent on giving back to his community. In addition to his service to homeless charities over the last ten years, Sailey has raised money for the Salvation Army, Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund, and Tsunami Relief Fund. Sailey’s philanthropic efforts have earned him a Triple C Award for Character Courage and Commitment from the Attorney General, as well as the Martin Luther King Award for Humanitarianism and Brotherhood. In 2012 Sailey received the Excellence Award for Entrepreneurialism, Creative Media & Humanitarianism from the Brooklyn Style Foundation.