1960 - ?

Simon Robert Whitnall was born in the Ilford district of Essex in 1960, son of Frank George Whitnall (1933-26 January 2020) and his wife Ivy née Barrett, who married at Ilford in 1959. Simon studied art and general design at Suffolk College, Ipswich 1986-1988, obtaining a first-class degree in three-dimensional design; metalwork and silversmithing at Camberwell College of Arts 1989-1992, obtaining his master's at Norwich School of Art 1990-1991. An artist who exhibited at The British Art Metal Society, Student Medal Project; and 'Drawings for All', Gainsborough's House Gallery, Sudbury, both in 2000 and 'Over the Water' at the Wolsey Art Gallery, Ipswich in 2002. He married at St Mary's Church, Old Hunstanton, Norfolk on 15 June 1985, Denise Jill Spaxman and lived at 106 Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk. Simon's main work is made using various metalworking processes, heating, hammering, forming, and joining the material dictates shape, form, texture, and colour. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and at Snape Maltings Galleries; Elements at Edmund Gallery, Bury St Edmund's; Art House Cafe, Cromer and at the 'Visions of Sudbury' at St Peter's church, Sudbury in 2009 he exhibited watercolours 'Autumn Atmospheres' and in 2013 'The Old Grandstand'.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 106 Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmund’s, Suffolk
1998 334 Sunny Day, Felixstowe Ferry, Suffolk – oil

Works by This Artist