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Simon Quadrat

Simon Quadrat was born in London in 1946, the son of parents who separately fled Nazi Germany before the war started. After reading Law at university he embarked on a 30 year long career as a Barrister specialising in criminal cases.


In 2000 he gave up the Bar in order to become a full-time painter. He and his wife Jenny live in Wiltshire and his studio is a barn at the bottom of the garden.


He has exhibited regularly over 20 years in a number of galleries and his work is in numerous private collections both in the UK and abroad. Since 2009 he has been represented by Panter and Hall in London. Simon is an elected member and past President of the Royal West of England Academy and an elected member of the New English Art Club. Apart from art, music and particularly playing the piano has, since childhood, played a large part in Simon’s life.


Biography courtesy of the artist’s website.