Justin Simcik studied painting and sculpture and printmaking, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BFA from Cornish College of the Arts. He is a two-time recipient of the Cornish Merit Award and President's Scholarship. As a student Justin interned for Seattle artist Gene Gentry McMahon and was a volunteer/member at Artist Trust and Glass Art Society.
His work has exhibited nationally including at the Fisher Gallery (Seattle), the Seattle Art Museum, Washington State Trade and Convention Center, Glass Art Society (Seattle Center), The Brewery Artist Colony (Artwalk, Los Angeles) and The Nashville International Airport (Flying Solo Exhibition Series).
Justin's artwork has been collected nationally and Internationally within the U.K., Australia and Saudi Arabia. His work is included in the collections of Adidas - Global Retail Marketing, Taylor Oil Company, Nashville Area Chamber Public Benefit Foundation, the Vanderbilt Clinic, Mary Alice Cooley Permanent Art Collection, Cornish College of the Arts and in various collections across the U.S.
His work has appeared on the websites Domaine, Curate 1k and One King's Lane, as well as on art gallery site UGallery, of which, Bravo T.V. host Stephen Collins named Justin as one of his top 10 favorite artists.
Justin also served as a judge for Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest and appeared on Mornings w/ Cindy, The Artist Conversations, with host Cindy Summers, KCWH FM.