Simone was born in Duncan B.C. and now resides in the Stó:lō Territory. Her designs are in the west Coast Salish style and incorporate such mediums as pencil, painting and carving. She carved her first mask at the age of 13 and was selling her designs by 16. Simone is a self-taught artist that has a strong family history of influential west Coast Salish artists. Continuing to develop her unique and very detailed style, she is working towards establishing her career through consistent work.