Simon Palmer (1956) uit Wensleydale, North Yorkshire
Simon Palmer studied illustration and graphic design at Reigate School of Art during which he was encouraged by his tutors to pursue landscape painting. He worked for a while in Kent but returned to his birthplace of Yorkshire where he is now based near Masham. His enigmatic & captivating paintings pay homage to the people and landscape of Northern England. His paintings effectively marry present day reality with the equally interesting realm of his imagination transporting us into a world filled with intriguing characters and situations. It is this narrative quality coupled with his wit that has meant Simon’s work has attracted a large following from art collectors both at home and abroad.