40 x 40.5 cm
After many years working in the film industry, Simone now follows her own artistic pursuits She completed a Diploma of Visual Arts and was awarded the Printmaking Encouragement Award by Chisholm and won the Heritage Hill Acquisitive prize in 2005.
Simone exhibits locally, in Melbourne and recently won the Flinder’s Art Prize for Best Contemporary Work. She and her husband recently opened a small gallery at their property in Somerville called “The Back Paddock Studio”. Some of the most recent works have emerged from living their semi rural life and so close to the Tyabb Packing rooms reflecting upon nostalgia.
Simone continues on her journey of discovery teaching yoga, painting, printmaking and offering workshops. “There is so much to do and learn on life’s journey . There is meditation in art, yoga and Qi Gong. We are here to discover the Yin and Yang of life.”