Simon graduated in 1994 having studied Fine Art painting at Manchester University. Since then he has exhibited nationally and internationally. Simon has completed a number of solo exhibitions in public galleries including the City Art Gallery, Manchester, the Atkinson Gallery, Southport and the Huddersfield Art Gallery and also exhibited in various group exhibitions in London, Dublin, Milan, Brussels, Utrecht and Manchester. His work has been used for television productions and a variety of publications worldwide. Simon's paintings are collected internationally and he has works in public collections after winning the Sefton Open art prize in 2006.