Biography

Melinda Simon was born in Stuttgart, Germany in 1997 and grew up in Filderstadt. She currently lives in Stuttgart Vaihingen. In July 2020 she finished her studies at the "Freie Kunstschule Stuttgart" with a diploma in "Free Painting"
At the age of 12 she started taking pictures like her mother and took her first steps in the art field. When she turned 16 she discovered her hobby of drawing.  She made very rapid progress through drawing courses at the Filderstadt art school and her father as a teacher at home. She started painting with Acrylic two years later. In February 2020 her first own drawing book called "The Face" was published by "frechverlag"-publishing company, known for their famous "TOPP"-creative books in Germany. The continuation of the first book was published on January 17, 2022 with it's title "The Face meets Color".

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Awards

2020: International Competition "Beauties Of Nature" by Hahnemühle, 1st place

2019: National Competition "Die Kunst des Zeichnens", 3rd place

2019: National "Frixion Talentcompetiton #waskannstdu", 1st place

2016: National talentcompetition by "NUSSBAUM Medien", 1st place

Exhibitions

17.01.-14.03.2022: Solo exhibition at "Mókuska Caffè" in Stuttgart West

12.04.-29.05.2022: Gruppenausstellung im Stuttgarter Rathaus