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Simon Silva, artist, author and speaker

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Latino Role Models Success

Latino Role Models Success


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Simon Silva is a well-known artist, author and speaker who travels around the country to do presentations for educators, students, parents and business people. He knows firsthand the importance of education and it the only person in his family to have graduated from both high school and college. One of eleven children in a family of farmers, 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. 
Simon was born in Mexicali, Mexico in 1961 and came to the United States when he was just over a year old. He worked to earn money to pay for his college tuition, and graduated from the prestigious Art Center College of Design in California with his Bachelor’s Degree in Art.