A native of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Ian Mood’s practice is firmly rooted
in the inspiration of light and colour he finds in the landscapes of the
surrounding counties. Whilst landscape painting constitutes a central part of his
oeuvre, he is equally as interested and adept in exploring the shifting societal
and architectural transformations in the towns of the Potteries and in the Post-
Industrial cities of the North West which he knows so intimately.
Having studied Fine Art in Bristol, Ian Mood continues to develop an individual
style characterised by a sensitivity to subject, a deftness of touch and a subtlety
of brushwork which marks him out as an artist of distinction. A member of the
Artists’ Association of Nantucket, he has a growing critical reputation in the
United States having held several successful exhibitions on the Eastern
Now resettled in the Potteries, Ian has been working alongside the Macari
Foundation on a range of charitable and artistic projects. Recently, his work has
also been selected by the World of Wedgwood, encapsulating his commitment
to chronicling the past while articulating the present. Ian Mood’s work is held in
a number of important private collections.