Simón Silva was born in Mexicali, Mexico in 1961 and came to the United States when he was just over one year old. He worked as a migrant field worker to earn his college tuition, and graduated from the prestigious Art Center College of Design in California with his Bachelor’s degree in art.
Simón Silva has been a creativity crusader (artist), author and speaker for more than 20 years, with clients and collectors from all over the world. He knows firsthand the importance of education, as he is the only person in his family to have graduated from both high school and college. One of eleven children in a family of migrants, he grew up as a migrant student and relied heavily on his artistic skills and interest to cope with what was at times, a difficult childhood.
He has been married for 33 years and is a father to three sons: Josué, Francisco, and Emilio. He grew up tri-lingual, communicating in: English, Spanish, and through Art. Simón wants to help create a society of critical thinkers and problem solvers, which will bring change to our world. Simón Silva is bringing creativity back!
“Simón Silva is bringing creativity back!”