Simone Spade is a Florida Certified Teacher, Art K-12, and received her bachelor’s degree in Studio Art/Art History from California State University, Chico.  Simone has been active in the local art community for almost 20 years participating in shows at International Plaza in Boca Raton, the Coral Springs Museum of Art, FATVillage, the Armory Art Center, ArtServe, Art & Soul, Parker Playhouse and Broward Art Guild.  Simone has been an art educator for nearly 15 years developing and implementing art programs for the Broward Art Guild, Gilda’s Club of South Florida, Children’s Diagnostic Center, Mizner Country Club and her private art business. In addition, as a therapy dog team member with her dog, Bruno, she has used her art to benefit the local non-profit group Canine Assisted Therapy Dogs CATDogs) aligning her belief that art and dogs are the best therapy!