Simon Watson is a native of Dublin, Ireland, and he has been living and working in New York for the past twenty four years. Although he studied film, he experimented with other forms of visual art including painting before concentrating on photography. He now lives between New York and Dublin.

His work appears regularly in numerous editorial publications such as T Magazine, W Magazine, Vanity Fair Spain, Travel + Leisure and Italian Grazia Casa in addition to print advertising campaigns, including Marriott, JP Morgan Chase, Visa, Master Card, Morgan Stanley, Hyatt and American Express.

He has shown his work in solo and group exhibitions in New York and Europe, including solo shows at Richard Anderson Fine Art in New York and the Auschwitz Museum in Poland. His work is included in museum, public, private and corporate collections in the US and Europe.
This June he had his first solo show of paintings at the Gallerie Rideau de Fer in Castlefranc, Lot, France.