Ian Mutch is a Margaret River based artist, exploring beauty through nature, narrative and details. Mutch creates work on a variety of scales using acrylics, aerosol, and inks. Wild brushstrokes and layered backgrounds are detailed with entertaining illustrations, whimsical characters, trees, birds, animals, pop culture, colliding universes and patterns.
Mutch draws a great deal from his upbringing surrounded by wild landscapes, animals and patterns. Japan as a large influence on his work having traveled there numerous times. Mutch has lived in various parts of Australia, now residing in south-west WA. His artwork has won awards, given life to public spaces, and featured in well known publications.
He also designs and co-publishes Kingbrown Magazine and has been an industry speaker at Agideas Melbourne, the Design Institute of Australia and Semi Permanent.
Exhibitions: Margaret River, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Byron Bay, Singapore, Bangkok, Indonesia, New York, London.
Commissions: Tiger Beer, Colonial Brewery, Havana Club, Rio Tinto, Nandos, Microsoft, Filtrate Eyewear, Livid Skateboards, Columbia Pictures and Watson Family Wines.