Simon was born in Middlesex in 1960. He studied Art at Exeter College of Art and Design, graduating in 1982 with a first class honours degrees. Since then he has moved from strength, gaining both a national and international reputation as a unique artist of considerable talent. His strong imaginative paintings draw the viewer into his world, arousing a subconscious response as well as appealing the eye with their rich colours and textures. Simon takes familiar elements and arranges them in unusual and often daring compositions, creating dreamscapes which can evoke feelings of euphoria and nostalgia.
He has exhibited extensively throughout the UK and his work features in private collections throughout the world. He has been aregualr exhibitor at the Royal Academy and Royal West of England Academy, where has has recently become one the youngest members.