Tim Ian Mitchell is a full-time artist, practicing primarily in ceramic materials; making & collecting pottery objects are life time interests. In recent years, Mitchell has made sculpture and vessels finished in wood-fired kilns with fellow artists Chris Gustin and Tim Rowan. He also takes influence from travel and has worked as an Artist in Residence in the USA, France, Denmark, Italy and most recently has been a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome.
Mitchell has a studio in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, where he has lived and worked as an Architect for most of his professional career. In addition to his art practice and architectural career, he has been an architect / planner in North Africa and the Middle East. Currently he is chair of the sculpture conservation program for the Friends of the Public Garden, which protects an important collection of 19th Century public sculpture. He graduated in architecture from the College of Art, Architecture and Planning at Cornell University.