Simón Granell studied Fine Art at Falmouth School of Art and The Slade School of Art, London. He is currently MA Fine Art Award Leader at Arts University Bournemouth.
Curatorial projects include Underground (2007) with Roger Ackling and Eric Butcher; a site-specific collaboration in the labyrinth of basement rooms at Shoreditch Town Hall, London, A Machine Aesthetic (2013-2014) at Gallery North, Northumbria University, The Gallery, The Arts University Bournemouth, University of Lincoln, Norwich University of the Arts and Transition Gallery, London and I know what I like (2015) with Swedish artist Jacob Dahlgren. Solo exhibitions include In no particular order, (2008) text+work, Arts University Bournemouth, á Sanchez Cotán (2009) Trondheim, Norway and Nov ’07 – May 09 (detail), Projectspaceplus, Lincoln. Other projects include The devil finds work for idle hands at Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco (2012), Drawology: drawing as phenomenology (2013 – 14) Bonington Gallery Nottingham and Lanchester Gallery, Coventry and Midpointedness, (2014-15) The Lock Up, Newcastle, Australia and AirSpace Projects, Stoke on Trent.
He has also published a range of text-based works including The New Desk. (2016) In: Spyridou, T & Appios, V, CakeJournal Issue 1 – Can I have some of that? Nov ’07 - May 09 (detail). (2014) In: Andrew Bracey Detail. London: Transition Gallery. Ten Diary Entries [2010 – 2012], Journal for Artistic Research (JAR3) and guest-edited Garageland Magazine, Issue XVI ‘Machines’. He recently published A Recipe Book project exploring the importance and function of a recipe, as a practical, social or theoretical form of communication, a way to instruct, help or guide. As well as current students, contributions were invited from alumni, artists, academic and technical staff from the University community, professionals from the gallery world and friends.