David Ouimet is an American artist, author, and musician. He was a band member of Cop Shoot Cop, Motherhead Bug, Firewater, and Sulfur but has since moved on to interests other than music.
He grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, in a music-oriented household. Having been introduced to synthesizers in his teenage years, he developed an interest in editing. He studied Film at Rhode Island School of Design where he developed a friendship with his future bandmate Tod Ashley.
In September 2019 Ouimet’s debut book as an author and illustrator, “I Go Quiet”, was published in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and India by Canongate Books. In early 2020 the book was published in the U.S. by W.W. Norton, and in a Portuguese edition by Companhia das Letras, A Turkish Edition by Cinar, a German edition by MVG Verlag, an Italian edition by Terre di Mezzo Editore, a Spanish edition by Minotauro, and a Chinese Edition by the CITIC Press Group, among others.
I Go Quiet – 2020
I Get Loud – 2021