Eleanor Wood was born and grew up in London; she studied at Hornsey School of Art, Winchester School of Art and the MA Painting Course at Chelsea School of Art. After living in the North East, she moved to Norwich before relocating to California where she lived for 14 years, returning to North Norfolk in 2017.
Recent exhibitions have included: The Drawing Works at The London Art Fair, Islington, On Paper, an Arts Council touring Exhibition, The London Group at The Cello Factory, and The Jerwood Drawing Prize touring exhibition. In California the artist exhibited with Don Soker Contemporary Art in San Francisco, JayJay in Sacramento, and Andlab in Los Angeles. She has work in the collections of Arts Council England, The Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, UCSF Davis Medical Center, and others.