Iain is an artist working primarily in acrylics and acrylic inks, and also oils, pencils, inks and digital colouring.

He has twice won the BSFA Best Artwork Award award: for “Shipbuilding Over The Clyde” in 2020, and for “Glasgow Green Woman” in 2021; both were produced for the Glasgow 2024 Worldcon. Iain was a finalist for the Best Fan Artist Hugo Award in 2020, 2021 and 2022 and a nominee for the European Science Fiction Society 2020 Hall Of Fame Award.

For Dublin 2019: An Irish Worldcon he created numerous artworks including the cover art for the Souvenir Book and Pocket Guide. He is currently producing artwork for the Glasgow 2024 Worldcon including banners, postcards, t-shirts and merchandise. He is also a prolific fan artist.

His website is You can buy his art in his Etsy shop.

He’s been interviewed by Dublin 2019 here, and by fellow artist (and fellow parent) Gemma Beynon here.

He has contributed cover art for some of the Professor Howe parody books, raising money for BBC Children in Need. In the past he has reviewed TV and film for Strange Horizons

He fits painting around work, and the capricious whims of his young daughters. And a three-legged cat.

Iain is also available for commissions. He tweets a lot at @iainjclark.