Born 1951, County Mayo, Ireland.
Lives and works in North Wales.
Tom Wood studied Fine Art at Leicester Polytechnic before moving to Merseyside in 1978, where he began taking photographs of people on the street. His work has been widely exhibited, notably at The Photographers’ Gallery in London, The International Center of Photography, C/O Berlin, Le Centre Culturel Suisse in Paris, and the Kunsthalle Bremen. He has published numerous books, including Photie Man, Looking For Love, Men & Women, and Women’s Market. He was awarded the Prix Dialogue de l’Humanité at the Rencontres d’Arles (2002) and the Major Production Award from The Arts Council of Wales (2007).