Rendered with a passion and technical facility reminiscent of the Old Masters, Simon’s landscapes evoke the spirit of the Eastern Freestate’s bleached winter grasses, veldfires, and old stone houses under brooding skies.
His travels in search of soulful scenery produce moody studies of wintry Natal Midlands river-courses and wetlands, and deserted Northern Cape farmhouses.
He prefers working in acrylic on board or canvas, experimenting with texture and technique.
His landscapes investigate the drama of change, whether by fire, flood, or the ravages of time.
He has participated in many and various national and international exhibitions. Find his works at Addy and Hoyle Gallery in Clarens.
His studio is now in Hilton.
Simon’s copy writing skills and deep appreciation of the bounty of the vine,
has inspired his delightful “Jester ” series – unfolding sagas of journeys and yearnings that only Cabernet can assuage.
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