Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is regarded as the greatest English novelist of the Victorian period. The author of many noted works, including David Copperfield, The Adventures of Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations, Dickens has remained popular with readers for more than 150 years. His novels are praised by critics and scholars alike, and 2012 marks the 200th anniversary of his birth.
Simon Dewey's artistic journey began in London, England as a freelance illustrator. In 1997 he entered the world of fine art with the release of He Lives. Simon and his wife Lorraine are the parents of five children and live in Alberta, Canada.