Simon Bull (born in March 1958) is an English-born artist now living in America.
Simon Bull career:
His professional career began at the age of eighteen, with his first one man show in Hong Kong in 1976. He has since held exhibitions throughout Great Britain, in Amsterdam, Paris, Bologna Italy, Dubai, Japan, Hong Kong and throughout the USA.
He has been represented by some of the largest publishers and art distribution companies in the art world, including in the UK, London Contemporary Art and DeMontfort Fine Art; as well as in the USA with Media Arts Group. He is currently represented by Park West Gallery, the world’s largest independently owned art dealership. Park West showcase Bull’s work on cruise ships worldwide including: Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Holland America, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Carnival, The Yachts of Seabourn and Windstar Cruises.
In 2009 he was commissioned to paint US President Barack Obama by boxing legend Muhammad Ali. His two joint portraits of Barack Obama and Muhammad Ali were unveiled at the Kentucky Bluegrass Ball on the eve of the Presidential Inauguration in Washington DC by actress Ashley Judd
In 2007 he was invited to create a series of paintings that celebrated the life of Muhammad Ali. Many of these works are now on permanent display in the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville Kentucky. He has spoken on behalf of the Muhammad Ali Center at the Vancouver Film Festival for the premier of the movie Facing Ali.
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