BORN
1953   Singapore. Lives and works in London and Glaisdale, Yorkshire

EDUCATION
2009 – 2010    Central Saint Martins     MA Fine Art
2002 – 2005    City & Guilds of London Art School     BA Fine Art
1998 – 2000    Heatherley School of Fine Art     Diploma in Portraiture
1972 – 1975    University of Cambridge, Newnham College     BA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015         Navigations, Ryedale Folk Museum
2014         Site Lines, Beardsmore Gallery, London
2012         Taking Shape, Beardsmore Gallery, London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017        London Art Fair, Islington, Beardsmore Gallery   
2016        Turps Gallery Summer Mix, London
2016        The Tim Sayer Bequest: A Private Collection Revealed, The Hepworth Wakefield
2016         London Art Fair, Islington, Beardsmore Gallery
2015         London Art Fair, Islington, Beardsmore Gallery
2014         Making Matters, Platform-A Gallery, Middlesbrough
2014         20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London, Beardsmore Gallery
2014         London Art Fair, Islington, Beardsmore Gallery
2013         First Come First Served, Lion and Lamb, Hoxton
2013         Art Britannia - The Best of New British, Madonna Building, Miami
2013         Summer Saloon Show, Lion and Lamb, Hoxton
2013         Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
2013         London Print Fair, Royal Academy, London, City & Guilds
2013         London Art Fair, Islington, Beardsmore Gallery
2012         First Come First Served, Lion and Lamb, Hoxton
2012         Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
2012         20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London, Beardsmore Gallery
2012         Postcardwall, Mall Galleries, London
2012         Ha Ha What Does This Represent?, Standpoint Gallery, Hoxton, London
2012         London Art Fair, Islington, London, Beardsmore Gallery
2011         Small is Beautiful XXVIIII, Flowers Gallery, London
2010         MA Fine Art Degree Show, Central Saint Martins, London
2010         nothing to be done, Empire, Bethnal Green, London
2010         Scratching the Surface 2, BayArt, Cardiff
2010         Necessary Illusions, Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London
2009         London Group Open, Menier Gallery, Southwark, London
2009         Ghosts, The Cello Factory, Waterloo, London
2007         Scratching the Surface, The Drawing Schools, Eton College
2006         Circus, Empire, Bethnal Green, London
2006         Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London

AWARDS AND COLLECTIONS
2010   Cass Art Painting Prize
2004   Skinners Company Travel Award
Paintings in the Government Art Collection, the Sayer Collection, the Cass Art collection, City & Guilds Institute collection, at Newnham College and in private collections

REVIEWS AND CATALOGUE ESSAYS
Annie O'Donnell, Saturation Point, 2015, Francesca Simon: Navigations
David Rhodes, artcritical, 2015, Weaving a Thread: Fall shows in London and Beyond
Andy Parkinson, Saturation Point, 2015, Francesca Simon: Site Lines
Andy Parkinson, patternsthatconnect, 2014, Francesca Simon at Making Matters and Site Lines
Paul Carey-Kent, Paul's Art World Rolling Top 10, Current Choices 18 Nov 2014
Niko Munz, Site Lines, 2014
Andy Parkinson, Saturation Point, 2014, Making Matters at Platform A Gallery
Andy Parkinson, Artlyst, 2014, Constructed Realities: Making Matters at Platform A
Andy Parkinson, patternsthatconnect, 2013, Summer Saloon
Georgia Grimond, 2012, Kentishtowner A Dose of Art too 
Anna Moszynska, Taking Shape, 2012
Sophie Hill, Postcard 199
Sophie Hill, Postcard 216
Matthew Collings, Hello Painting, Scratching the Surface, 2007

CONTACT

Francesca Simon is represented by Beardsmore Gallery, 23 Quadrant Grove, London NW5 4JP
T +44 (0)20 7485 7032, info@beardsmoregallery.com

Direct contact with Francesca can be made on
M +44 (0)7885 544 138, francescasimon@mac.com