03 05 71Burton on TrentStaffordshire. Simon Watson lives and works in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire. He went to Art College at Brighton polytechnic and later worked in sculpture casting studio in East London where he learnt the techniques of bronze casting. Simon first focused on sculpture and explored the relationship between man and machine culminating in the machine age series, which have been exhibited and sold worldwide. During this period he also worked as a commercial model maker. He continues to produce work in a variety of media and styles.
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 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, Southampton Institute Art at the Interface of Science and Technology, New Greenham Arts, 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 Not the Turner Prize, Mall Galleries. London 2005 - Art for Nature, Museum Leeuwenbergh, Utrecht, Netherlands The Dial, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire 2006 - Shrewsbury Open ' Unnatural Selection' Finalist Solo Exhibitions 2005 - Gallery DNA , Burton on trent, Staffordshire ,