ABOUT SIMON

Simon Davis was Born 1968 Stratford Upon Avon.

1988-90: Worked as a Graphic designer/illustrator.

1993-present: Illustrated comic-strips for various publishers – mainly for British Comic 2000ad. Much of this fully-painted work has been syndicated worldwide and collected by Hamlyn and Rebellion Books in the UK, Egmont in Germany and DC Comics in the US. Storyboarded music videos and TV ads including Muse, Tori Amos and Barclaycard. Commissioned and non-commissioned work in Oils and gouache.

COMMISSIONS

SIMON DAVIS PRICE GUIDE

Oil
10 x 8 inches £1,500
12 x 18 inches £2,000
20 x 16 inches £2,500
24 x 20 inches £3,000
30 x 25 inches £4,000
36 x 28 inches £4,500
40 x 30 inches £6,000

This is a rough fee-guide for a single portrait. Frame, travel & accommodation expenses, and VAT are not included. For groups and non-standard sizes please ask for a quote.

METHOD OF WORKING

I like one or two sittings and take a lot of my own photographs. I am happy to work with children or groups and to travel to sitters but do not work from other people’s photographs. I am not currently registered for VAT.

EXHIBITIONS

  • Exhibited at numerous joint shows in Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the Cotswolds.
  • 2004 Elected an Associate of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA).
  • 2005 Elected a full member of RBSA.
  • 2006 Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries.
  • 2007 Elected as Honorary Secretary of RBSA.
  • 2007 Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries.
  • 2007 RWA (Royal West of England Academy) Autumn Show.
  • 2007 Elected Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
  • 2008 2nd Prize BP Portrait Award, NPG, London.
  • 2008 Elected to council of Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
  • 2009 Mystery Postcard Exhibition, NPG, London.
  • 2009 ‘Cornish Connections- Newlyn’, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham.
  • 2009 RSMA , Mall Galleries,London.
  • 2010 Elected Honorary Secretary of Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
  • 2010 RSMA, Mall Galleries, London.
  • 2010 ‘400’ Women, Shoreditch Town Hall, London.

AWARDS

  • 2004 Tanner Prize RBSA Open Oils Exhibition
  • 2006 Tanner Prize RBSA Open Oils Exhibition
  • 2006 Coley-Tiller Prize RBSA
  • 2008 Second Prize BP Portrait Award, NPG, London
  • 2009 Charles Pears Memorial Award, RSMA , Mall Galleries,London
  • 2009 The Sea Pictures ‘Working Relationships’ Award, RSMA, London
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