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Simon Watson

My approach to my work is wide and varied in terms of subject matter medium and style.The underlying thread connecting all of my work is a fascination with human existence and the human form as a vehicle for expression.

Education 1989 - 92 Brighton Polytechnic-School of Art and Design

Awards 2004 - Finalist - Daily Mail Not the Turner Prize

Selected Commissions 2004 - Nick Spurier
2005 - Gav and Sue Hallam
Gerard Dalby
client list includes - George Harrison/musician
Brian Bagnall/illustrator
Heathers of Henly/Landscape Gardeners

Group Exhibitions 1998 - Wirksworth Art Festival, Derbyshire
1999 - Artspace 99 - Barn Galleries
Henly on Thames
Henley Music and Arts Festival
Cusp Gallery, Stamford House
2000 - Visions of the Future, Millais Gallery,
Southhampton Institute
Art at the Interface of Science and
Technology,Newbury
Circles Gallery, Southsea
Staffordshire Open, Shirehall Gallery,
Stafford
The Millenium Art Collection - Sculpture
selected to feature in the international
art project '1001' Reasons to Love the Earth

2001 - Floriade, Feel the Art of Nature, Amsterdam
2004 - The Face andthe Figure, Orleans House Gallery
Riverside,Twickenham
Finalist-Not the Turner Prize, Mall Galleries.
London
2005 - Art for Nature, Museum Leeuwenbergh, Utrecht,
Netherlands
The Dial, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
2006 - Finalist,Shrewsbury Open