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Simone spicer is a sculptor who lives and works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Simone’s education includes a BFA in Sculpture from The Maine College of Art in Portland Maine in 1986, and an MFA in Sculpture from the University of North Carolina, 1988.  Simone attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture where she received the Bernard Langlias full scholarship in 1986. 

 

Recent awards include, ‘Featured Artist’ at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, as part of the ‘Art After 5’ series.  Simone was voted ‘Best of 2012’ by the National Women’s Caucus for the Arts, and will be featured in the June 2014 issue of the WCA magazine.   She received the Amelia Walker sculpture prize from the Woodmere Museum of Art in Philadelphia in 2012, and was awarded an honorarium from The New Hope Center for the Arts in PA, where she was invited to exhibit in 2013.    Simone was recently included in a national travelling exhibit juried by Eleanor Heartney, titled ‘The Petroleum Paradox’, beginning at Denise Bibro Gallery in NYC in 2012, and travelling to Narrows Art Center in Massachussettes in 2013.  In 2012 and 2013, Simone has exhibited at The Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, Sandy Spring Museum in Maryland, Perkins Center for Art, in New Jersey in a Solo series, and at Porter Contemporary Gallery in NYC.