For the first time, Simon will be exhibiting a collection of his work, both
2 and 3D featuring pieces selected from his 43 year career as a
modelmaker and illustrator.
The City of Glasgow College's Ralph Cowan Gallery will be hosting the
exhibition over 6 days in February 2019.
The iconic LONDON spacecraft model built by Simon for the BBC TV
series Blake's 7 will form part of the display. The model is currently
The opening for the exhibition will be 5 - 7pm Wednesday 20th
February, and then open weekdays 9am - 5pm to Thursday 28th.
Simon was delighted to be invited as a guest to Mat Irvine's
SmallSpace event during July of 2018. Other guests were author Piers
Bizony, BBC Production Designer Roger Murray-Leach, Blakes 7 actor
Michael Keating and BBC SFX director Mike Tucker.
Simon is reunited with his model built for the BBC series BLAKE'S 7 after 40 years!
The model is in serious need of restoration - more news on this soon!
Photograph by Piers Bizony
Simon with fellow guest Roger Murray-Leach, production Designer on Blake's 7 and designer of the Liberator spacecraft which Simon worked on.
The model was originally built at Space Models by Gary Dickens, David Seymour, John Philips and Simon.
The Liberator is in poor condition following its demise by explosion!
Left to right: Roger Murray-Leach, Simon Atkinson, Piers Bizony, Paul Fitzmaurice (Event organiser) Mat Irvine, Mike Tucker, Michael Keating (photograph courtesy of Mat Irvine)
Simon with his 2001: A Space Odyssey Spacecraft Fine Art Print Collection
These limited edition prints can be purchased through this website.
Simon with the original spacesuit worn by Keir Dullea in 2010. The helmet is a replica
Garden Rail feature