Simon Pooley

Simon Pooley
Born in Macclesfield in Cheshire in 1955, Simon Pooley trained as an architect in London, qualifying in1980. He practised in Sheffield for twelve years before moving, with his wife Hilary, to Cornwall in 1992 to paint full-time.

He works from a studio near Lamorna in Penwith just 8 miles from Lands End and shows in several galleries in the UK including London and several Cornish galleries. He has also shown abroad. He is a member of the Newlyn Society of Artists.

Selected Exhibitions

Featured Artist Mid Cornwall Galleries 1995 -2000

Members Shows Newlyn Art gallery 1997 -2003

'Critics Choice' Exhibitions Newlyn Art Gallery 1997- 2004

Two Man Show Marsden Contemporary

Art London May 1996

Three Man Shows Rainyday Gallery Penzance Nov 1996

Nov 1998

Solo Show Out of the Blue Marazion July 1997

'Then and Now' Exhibition David Messum Cork St. London Feb 1998

Group Show Groucho Club Soho London Jan 1999

Three Man Show Great Atlantic Map Works

Gallery, St Just, Cornwall April 1999

Solo Show Stour Gallery Warwicks Sept 1999

The Cornish Show City Gallery London EC2 Nov 1999

Gallery Artists Show City Gallery London EC2 Feb 2000

Three Man Show Great Atlantic Gallery March 2001

Three Man Show Innocent Fine Art, Bristol May 2001

Solo Show Great Atlantic Gallery Sept 2001

Art Fair Thompsons Gallery London Oct 2001

Solo Show Dick the Dog, Penzance May 2002

Solo Show The Stour Gallery, Warwicks Oct 2002

Group Show 'Weather Report' Newlyn Gallery 2003

Solo Show The Stour Gallery, Warwicks May 2004

Solo Show Badcocks Gallery, Newlyn May 2005

2 man show Yew Tree Gallery, Morvah Sept 2005

Solo Show The Stour Gallery, Warwicks Sept 2006

2 Man Show Rainyday Gallery Penzance Nov 2006

Solo Show Cornwall Contemporary, Penzance May 2008

Group Show 'Cornwall and the S.W.' Stour Gallery July 2008

Group Show 'Peninsular' Edgar Modern Gallery Bath July 2008

Solo Show The Stour Gallery, Warwicks Oct 2008

Two man show Badcocks Gallery, Newlyn July 2009


'Behind the Canvas' Sarah Brittain and Simon Cook

'1975 to 2005. Art Colony in Transition' Peter Davies