Simone Soltan has lived in many different places in North America, including 25 years in
Canada. Throughout her extensive training and many years of professional experience in
Education she has maintained her strong interests in Art. She has had various studies in
art, including an undergraduate Honor’s Degree from the University of British Columbia
in Fine Arts and Education.
Moving to North Carolina became a turning point in Simone’s life because she became
involved in Jewish Education, as well as in Jewish art. She was the founding Director
and Head of School of the very first and only Jewish Day School in the Durham/Chapel