James Simon was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a
professionally trained lutier / violinmaker turned sculptor whose workhas been interpreted as a fusion of High Renaissance technology,contemporary art, and primitive form.
His extensive travels and richexperiences with other cultures
and peoples give his work a unique,original, multicultural perspective
Educated in the early 80s in the art of violinmaking in a private
Apprenticeship in Oxford England, Simon is known for his dramatic large-scale mosaic and sculptural works such as the Liberty Avenue Musicians In Downtown Pittsburgh, the Perry Harvey Gateway sculptures in Tampa Florida,...