'For thirty years, Simon Quadrat was a criminal barrister in London and Bristol. When not at work, he spent many hours painting and playing the piano. Since 2000, Simon has been painting his Still Lifes, urban landscapes, and imaginary narrative compositions full-time.
His work has been exhibited in one-man shows in London, Bristol, Bath, and Cambridge, and also in numerous group exhibitions. In 2004, he was elected an Academician of the Royal West of England Academy and in early 2007 was invited to become its Academicians’ Chairman.'