Tim Ian Mitchell is a full-time artist, practicing primarily with ceramic minerals; making and collecting pottery objects are lifetime interests.
In recent years Mitchell has produced 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 as 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 artist and architect for most of his career. He also has been an architect / planner in North Africa and the Middle East.
Currently he serves as chair of the Sculpture Conservation Commitee 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.