Simona Brinkmann was born in Milan and lives and works in London.

She studied first at Middlesex University and then at Central St Martins, graduating with an MA in Fine Art from CSM in 2006.  She has exhibited in the UK and internationally, including at The Agency, London; Maria Stenfors, London; Zabludowicz Collection, London; MOT International, London; KARST Projects, Plymouth; Treignac Project, Treignac, France; Netwerk Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Alst, Belgium; Marc de Puechredon, Basel; Kleio Projects, New York; and the ((audience)) festival of surround sound art which toured to New York, Syracuse and Toronto. Her work has been represented at Viennafair 2014, Volta5 Basel, Art Athina in Athens and the Supermarket Art Fair in Stockholm. She was the recipient of the Clifford Chance Sculpture Award in 2007, was Artist In Residence at Kingston University in 2011/2012 and again at the University of Hertfordshire in 2013/2014.  Recent shows include Secret European Studio, curated by Paul Carey-Kent, and The Making at The Agency, London,