Simon Poppy has been teaching IB Visual Art for 17 years and Art for over 30. At present he is Director of Art at a UK independent school, with a significant number of international as well as British students. He has fulfilled many roles within the IB and is currently a member of the curriculum development group for the visual art guide 2022. He is an experienced workshop leader and is co-author of ‘The Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Visual Arts Course Companion’.
His training as an artist was at St Martins School of Art and at Goldsmiths University London. His art practice is in etching, painting and lithography; exploring space and light in nature and architecture.