Simon Horrocks

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Simon Horrocks was born in Palmers Green, North London, on July 11th, 1965. He is the son of Anthony Horrocks and Janet Youngs, who separated when he was 3 years old. He has one older brother, Nicolas Horrocks, and a younger half-brother, Nathan Horrocks.

Simon Horrocks spent part of his early childhood raised on an art and crafts commune in Somerset. After his father watched Easy Rider in 1969, he left his job as a lecturer at Hornsey School of Art and led a group of artists to start an alternative life on a farmhouse converted into studios. Read more...