Simon is one of Australia’s most innovative contemporary artists.
Using Sheets of steel as his canvas, as well as Chinese elements such as ink and calligraphy paper.
Wilde manipulates natural forces to produce collectible works of singular beauty and complexity.
Simon’s use of steel enables him to add structural, 3D and collage elements which would be difficult to envisage in the traditional ‘’oil on canvas’’ format.
Through these methods Simon can start to blur the boundary between painting and sculpture.
The process is extremely dynamic with timing paramount; ‘’action painting’’ to an extreme degree.