Born in Brighton, Sussex, Simon graduated with Honours from the Polytechnic there in Fine Art. From 1986-1990 he ran the Balwest Printmaking Workshop in Penzance, and then taught part-time at the Falmouth College of Art in drawing and printmaking. Averill has been a full member of the NSA since the late 1980s.
The artist remains listed as a member of NSA (2011).
Painter, printmaker, teacher
works and access
works incl: Trail 1995
1989: NAG Autumn Miscellany (5 artists working in Cornwall), 1990 & mixed shows
1991: Gordon Hepworth Gallery, Exeter
1992: RWA Artists from Cornwall (selected)
Millennium Gallery, St Ives: Mixed Winter Exhibition Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014
2016: Singularity, Anima-Mundi, St Ives (10 June-11 July)
2019: Point of Focus, Tremenheere Gallery, Gulval, Penzance (30 June-21 July)
NSA: 1995 list; 2011 list