Simon Periton (PHO204 Introduction to Photography)

Simon Periton is a practicing fine artist working in a wide range of media including painting, sculpture and photography. He has exhibited widely in Britain and internationally. As well as many solo exhibitions, Periton’s work has been included in prominent group shows including Undone: Making and Unmaking in Contemporary Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, 2010, 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. He has been recently commissioned by Oxford University as the Site Wide Artist as part of the redevelopment of the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter. His teaching experience includes Goldsmiths University, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford, Sheffield Hallam University and The University of The Arts, London where he also worked in the Photography Department at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design for twelve years.