Simon studied at Wirral College of Art and Design and Braintree College, Essex. In the early 1980s he worked at several ceramics workshops around the UK before setting up his own studio in 1987.
He taught ceramics at St Helens College of Art and Design and Wirral Metropolitan College and also spent three years at Island Pottery in Bermuda. Returning to the UK in 1997, Simon re-established his workshop and has been a full time maker since, exhibiting in the UK, Greece, Norway and Bequia in the Caribbean.
The work for this show is mainly thrown and distorted: a balance between control and chance.Crank, stoneware and porcelain clays are used predominantly with blue/ green/ purple matt glazes fired to 1200 degrees celsius.