Biog

Simon Watson lives and works in Burton-on-Trent. He studied 3D Design at Brighton polytechnic and later worked at Bronze Age sculpture casting studio in East London where he learnt the processes and techniques of bronze casting. Simon also worked as a model maker while developing his own art.

Simon has received awards for his work and was a finalist in the “Not the Turner prize”(final eight), for the painting “The Groom Smoking”.

He works in a variety of media and styles including sculpture, drawing and painting. His work has been shown at an impressive array of venues including the London Mall Galleries and he has sold to many art collectors world wide.

Clients Include :

George Harrison
Heathers of Henley
Carl McPhail
NHS
Trafford Centre
Wetherspoons
Andrew Leaver

Simon also teaches art and is available for Private and Public Commissions.

Exhibitions

  • Wirksworth Art Festival, Derbyshire
  • Artspace 99 – Barn Galleries, Henly on Thames
  • Henley Music and Arts Festival
  • Cusp Gallery, Stamford House
  • Visions of the Future, Millais Gallery, Southampton Institute
  • Art at the Interface of Science and Technology, New Greenham Arts Centre, Newbury
  • Circles Gallery, Southsea
  • Staffordshire Open, Shirehall Gallery, Stafford
  • The Millenium Art Collection – Sculpture selected to feature in the international arts project ‘1001 Reasons to love the Earth
  • Floriade, Feel the Art of Nature, Amsterdam
  • The Face andthe Figure, Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham
  • Not the Turner Prize, Mall Galleries. London
  • Art for Nature, Museum Leeuwenbergh, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • The Dial, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire Gallery DNA, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
  • Shrewsbury Open, Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
  • The Bronze Gallery, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire
  • Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury
  • The Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton on Trent, Staffs
  • Dazed and Refused, The Arch Gallery, Tower Hamlets, London
  • T4C, The Arch Gallery, Tower Hamlets, London
  • Full Fat Art, 107 Station Street, Burton Upon Trent, Staffs
  • Emporium Gallery, Lichfield, Staffs
  • Pint Arts Festival, Burton Upon Trent