Simon Lok Biography

  Simon Lok was born in Gwangzhou, China. He began his artistic tutoring at age 20 and later decided to pursue an artistic career. In 1981, he traveled from Southeast China to the Northwest on an intensive outdoor painting trip. Simon immigrated to the Umited States in 1983. He studied and majored in both Fine Arts and illustration at the Art Center College of Design , California State University-Long Beach, and the California Art Institute. He has been working for Walt Disney Feature Animation since 1993 as a development artist. His plein-air (outdoor) painting experiences enrich his color vocabulary which is greatly admired by his collectors as well as his peers. Simon Lok has devoted considerable time and energy to become a vibrant and accomplished artist of his day.