simone mcLeod is a Cree-Ojibway who is originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. she is a member of the James Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. simone began experimenting with various mediums such as pencil, charcoal, and pastels as an emerging artist. when asked about her painting process, simone says each painting contains a piece of her soul. Her work has been displayed throughout the world. she resides in Saskatoon and paints full-time.