Simon Periton was born in England in 1964 and studied at Central St Martin’s School of Art, London.
He has exhibited widely in Britain and internationally. Solo shows include Mint Poisoner, Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, 2003.
Periton’s work has been included in prominent group shows including The Dark Monarch: Magic and Modernity in British Art, Tate St Ives, UK, 2009, Wunschwelten, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany, 2007, and the 2007 and 2004 Summer Exhibitions at the Royal Academy, London.
Commissions include public sculpture projects for firstsite, Colchester, Essex, Channel Four, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. A monograph of his work was published in 2008 by Koenig Books Ltd and Sadie Coles HQ.
Simon Periton lives and works in London and is represented by Sadie Coles HQ, London and The Modern Institute, Glasgow.