Simon is an Australian multi-disciplinary artist and designer having studied at Sydney College of the Arts, received the Design School Academic Award and has also trained in Natural Area Restoration. He has worked with leading architects and studios including Burley Katon Halliday and designed various events, habitats and landscape installations in Sydneys west.
His art furniture and artwork have received awards and have been exhibited and acquired in several private and public collections (Object, TAP and Casula Powerhouse galleries Sydney NSW, Northern Territory Art Gallery, South Australian Museum, Fringe Furniture VIC and Aust Embassy Germany) having firstly represented Australia for Talentborse Handwerk in Munich, 1992.
Simon takes much inspiration from a life sensitive to natural bushland and conservation and seeks synthesis and best-fit design outcomes in response to challenges of eco-design innovation, with intergenerational and global relevance.
IN BRIEF — Simon creates iconic furniture from urban salvaged timber and designs ecological art installations to inspire, educate and interpret heritage, habitats and future concerns.