From her earliest memories, Simone Young has been driven to create art.
“I am multifaceted artist. Painting, Print maker, Sculptor, Installations, Photographer, and most recently, Art doll maker.
I began create art dolls 1 1/2 years ago, when my mother came to live with me so she could receive the best cancer treatment for her illness. My husband and I transformed my painting studio, in a living space for her. As a result I was no longer able to paint, that’s when the first art doll was created.
These little creatures allow me to indulge in a world of whimsy and escapism. They allow me to explore intense emotions, playful expression, curiosity and push the boundaries of my imagination. I love the multi faceted dimensions of creating the dolls, from sculpture, painting my passion for antique and vintage textile, every aspect of their construction.”
- Simone Young studied her Honors in fine arts at the University of Western Ontario
- Studied painting at Lorenzo de Medici Fine Arts in Florence Italy
- Studied Marionette Carving with Master Marionette Carving Mirek Trejtnar in Prague