Simon Huelsbeck received his BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 1997. He received his MFA form the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in 2002. Since receiving his MFA, Huelsbeck has been featured in galleries and institutions in Philadelphia, Chicago, Rochester, Minneapolis, and New York. He is currently represented by Flanders Contemporary Art in Minneapolis and the LaPelle Galleries in Philadelphia. He lives with his wife and two children in Rochester, Minnesota. He teaches at the Rochester Community and Technical College.