James Mullen

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015

Vignettes, gWatson Gallery, Stonington, ME


2014

Transcontinental: Paintings by James Mullen, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY


Composites: Painting Through Photography, McIninch Art Gallery, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH


2013


Fellowship Award Exhibition- James Mullen, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY


Thresholds: Works by James Mullen, New England College Gallery, Henniker, NH


2011

Compass: Paintings and Photographs, Hunt-Cavanagh Art Gallery Art Gallery, Providence College, Providence, RI

The Extended View, Hostetter Art Center Art Gallery, The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ

2010

Cultivations, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009

Lookout and Beyond - Landscape Paintings, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

2007

Time and Tides - Paintings of Maine, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

2005

James Mullen - Water's Edge, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

James Mullen - Reflections, Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis,IN

2004

Transparency, Hay Gallery, Portland, ME

2003

James Mullen - Quadrants, UMF Art Gallery, University of Maine at Farmington

2000

James Mullen, Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

1999

James Mullen - Paintings, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL

James Mullen - Studio Works, The Michael Dunn Memorial Gallery, Oakland City University, Oakland City, IN

1998

James Mullen - Lowcountry Works, USCB Art Gallery, University of South Carolina at Beaufort, Beaufort, SC

James Mullen, Cowles Myles Collier East Gallery, Wesleyan College, Macon, GA

Paintings and Drawings - James Mullen, Fine and Hatfield Gallery, Evansville, IN

1997 

James Mullen - The Savannah Suite, Owens-Thomas Regional Arts Gallery, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

Painting in the South: James Mullen, The Gertrude Herbert Institute for the  Arts, Augusta, GA

1996

James Mullen - Plein Air Works, Bellarmine College, Louisville, KY

James Mullen - Oil Paintings, the Art Place , Marietta, GA

1995

James Mullen, Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA

1990

Landscapes of the Sublime, Gordon College, Wenham, MA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2015

Navigating the Natural, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC, (Juried)

2015 Juried Art Exhibition, Southampton Cultural Center, Southampton, NY (Juried)

American Landscapes, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD (Juried)

Nurture/Nature, Gallery at Sulphur Studios, Savannah, GA, (Juried)

Water, CORE New Art Space, Denver, CO, (Juried)

National Juried Exhibition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY

35th Bradley International Drawing and Painting, Bradley University Galleries, Peoria, IL, (Juried)

Americas 2015: Paperworks, Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot, SD

Viewpoints 2015, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ, (Juried)

Water, UVAA Arts Center, Roseburg, OR (Juried)

2014

Here We Are, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY

Director's Choice Exhibition, Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, NY

Monique Luchetti and James Mullen, UCONN Stamford Art Gallery Stamford, CT

Group Show of Award Winners from Luminous Language, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

2013

Gail Factor, Karen Klinedinst, James Mullen, Krause Gallery, Providence, RI

2013 Annual Juried Exhibition, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Frederick, MD

H2O, East End Arts Gallery, Riverhead, NY (Juried)

The 26th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA (Juried)

Water, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO (Juried)

Luminous Language,  Foundry Art Centre, Saint Charles, MO (Juried)

Group Show, gWatson Gallery, Stonington, ME

Photography Now, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA (Juried)

2012

Fifth National Juried Exhibition, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY

Re/Invention, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

Skyward - the World Up Above Us, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Juried)

Small Worlds, Alpers Fine Art, Andover, MA

The Resilient Landscape - Traditional to Modern, New England College Art Gallery, Henniker, NH

Eric Hopkins, James Mullen, Colin Page, Thomas Moser, Freeport, ME

Colleagues and Friends, Watson Gallery, Stonington, ME

Landscapes Art Exhibition, Light, Space, Time Gallery, Juried Online Exhibition, Special Recognition Award

2011

Art In The Embassies Exhibition - Lesotho, US State Department, Maseru, Lesotho

Summer Group Invitational, GWatson Gallery, Stonington, ME

Place : Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Clemson University, Clemson, SC (juried)

ViewPoints: Studio Montclair's 2011 National Juried Exhibition, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ

Visual Territory, Porter Hall Gallery, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS (juried)

ReView: Recent Work by UNH Alumni, Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Drawing Discourse: Contemporary Drawing Exhibition, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, University of North Carolina - Asheville, Asheville, NC (juried)

photo '11: A National Juried Exhibition, Gallery 180 of The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL (catalog)

2010

International Juried Photography Exhibition 2010, 12 12 Gallery, Richmond, VA

The Portland Show '10, Greenhut Galleries, Portland, ME

Personal Landscapes, Soo Rye Gallery, Rye, NH (juried)

National Photography '10, Main Street Gallery, Groton, NY (juried)

53rd Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Chautauqua, NY

Biennial Juried Photography Exhibit 2010, Edward Hopper House Art Center, 

Nyack, NY

I-95 Triennial Invitational Exhibition, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME (juried)

Valdosta National 2010, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA (juried)

CMCA 2010 Juried Biennial Exhibition, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 

Rockport, ME

2009

Shorelines, Rockport Center for the Arts, Rockport, TX (juried)

Just Look at Yourself, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME (juried)

8th Annual All Media International Online Juried Exhibition, 

Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE   Special Recognition Award

Selected Gallery Artists, Ruschman Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

2008

Painting as Presence, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT (juried)

The Portland Show ’08, Greenhut Galleries, Portland, ME

Painting=Poetry –ut pictura poesis, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

Painters Who Teach,  Greenhut Galleries, Portland, ME

The Four Seasons, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

2007

The Art of Collecting, The Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI 

Mainely Maine: Landscape Paintings of Maine and Beyond, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

Drawn to the Sea, Alpers Fine Art, Andover, MA

Plane/Text, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

The Fixed and the Fluid, E Street Gallery, Nantucket, MA

The Big Picture: Panoramic Vistas,  Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Mainely Maine: Landscape Paintings of Maine and Beyond, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

The Portland Show ’06, Greenhut Galleries, Portland, ME

Approaching The Coast, Alpers Fine Art, Andover, MA

Summer Group Show, Ruschman Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

The Four Seasons, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

2005

Meditations on Stillness and Light (with Virginia Peck), Alpers Fine Art, 

Andover, MA

The Four Seasons, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

Alumni Art Exhibition, Hostetter Arts Center, Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ

Painting=Poetry-Ut Pictura Poesis, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

2004

Mainely Maine: Landscape Paintings of Maine and Beyond, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

The Portland Show ’04, Greenhut Galleries, Portland, ME 

Small Works, Ruschman Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

Eclectic Terrains, Alpers Fine Art, Andover, MA

Summer Group Show, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY

Two Artist Couples, Greenhut Galleries, Portland, ME

Exquisite Corpses Today: 25 Curiosities Commissioned by the Bowdoin College  

Museum of Art, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

Small Sizes-Precious Pieces,  Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

Gallery Invitational, Alpers Fine Art, Andover, MA

2003

COASTAL: Michael Kolster and James Mullen, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

Portland Museum of Art Biennial 2003, PMA, Portland, ME (catalog)

Contemporary Drawing 2003, T.W. Wood Art Gallery, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT

2002

Abstraction/Figuration: Invitational Group Show, The Painting Center, New York,NY

Michael Kolster and James Mullen : Interpreting the Landscape, Saco Museum, Saco, ME

Invitational Exhibition:Gallery and Guest Artists, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York,NY

Art of the Northeast, Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT

Prospects: 6 Painters and the Landscape, Denise Bibro Gallery, New York, NY

Invitational Exhibition, ICON Gallery, Brunswick, ME

Still Lives: A Tradition Retold, Saco Museum, Saco, ME

2001

Invitational Exhibition, Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

35th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX

New Works by Gallery Artists, Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

Current Work 2001: A National Competition, Rosenthal Gallery, Fayetteville State University, NC

2000 

Eloquent Objects: The Sense and Sensibility of Still Life Painting, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME 

Contemporary New England Landscapes: The 2000 Gloria Wilcher Exhibition, The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester,NH


Selected Awards and Fellowships

2015

Hewnoaks Artist Colony Residency Fellowship, Lovell Centre, ME

Puffin Foundation Grant, Teaneck, NJ

Bowdoin Faculty Research Fellowship, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

Merit Award, Americas 2015:Paperworks, Northwest Arts Center, Minot, SD

2014

Faculty Development Research Grant, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

2013

Group Award Winner, Luminous Language Exhibition, Foundry Art Centre, Saint Charles, MO

2013-2014 Fellowship Award Winner, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY

Juror's Purchase Award, 26th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, Lake Charles, LA

Juror's Honorable Mention,  H2O National Exhibition, East End Arts, Riverhead, NY

2011

Fletcher Faculty Research Award, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

2010

Petrified Forest National Park Artist in Residence, Petrified Forest, AZ

2009

Rusack Coastal Studies Project Initiative Fund, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 

(also 2003, 2002, 2001)

2008

Ragdale Foundation Fellowship, Lake Forest, IL (also 2005, 2001)

Spring Island Artist in Residence (also 1998,1997) Okatie, SC

2007

Faculty Research Grant, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME (also 2004)

2001

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship, Sweet Brier, VA

Faculty Research and Travel Grant, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

1998 

University of Evansville ARSAF Grant, University Research Grant

1997

Purchase Award, 18th Annual Juried Fine Arts Competition, Savannah, GA

1995

Best of Show Award,  Arts in the Heart of Augusta Exhibition, Augusta, GA

Second Place Award, Hilton Head Art League Sixth Juried Show, 

Hilton Head, SC

1994 

Individual Artist Grant, Georgia Council of the Arts, Atlanta, GA

1991 

Grumbacher Merit Award, Wichita Art Association, Wichita, KS

1990 

Associate Instructor Fellowship, Indiana University

Honorable Mention Merit Award, T.C. Steele Plein Air Painting Competition, Indiana State Museums, Nashville, IN

Second Best of Show Award,  Wichita Art Association, Wichita, KS

1988 

Amoskaeg Bank Award, New Hampshire Art Association Annual Exhibit, Manchester, NH

1986 

Full Scholarship, LaNapoule Art Foundation Summer Art Program

1985 

Sanders Associates Drawing Award, The Gallery, Manchester, NH

Elizabeth Jones Scholarship, UNH Art Department, Durham, NH

Corrinne Tripetti Memorial Scholarship, UNH Art Department

Constance Carlson Purchase Award, University of Maine at Presque Isle

1984 

University Art Galleries Fellowship, UNH Art Department


Selected Public Collections

The Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL


University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle, ME

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Wichita Center for the Arts, Inc, Wichita, KS

The Marriott Corporation, Jacksonville, FLA

Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, Evansville, IN

University of Evansville, Evansville, IN

University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

The Spring Island Trust Foundation, Okatie, SC

NcNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

Wellington Management Company, Boston, MA

Private Collections


Professional Appointments


2006- present

Associate Professor, Visual Arts Department, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

1999- 2006

Assistant Professor, Visual Art Department, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

1997-1999

Assistant Professor, Art Department, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN

1991-1997

Professor (unranked), Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA ,

Painting Department and Foundations Department

1990-1991

Associate Instructor, Fundamental Studios Program, Indiana University

1986-1989

Sculpture Technician, Art Department, University of New Hampshire


Education

1991

MFA in Painting, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

1986 

LaNapoule Summer Art Program, Durham, NH

1985 

BFA in Sculpture, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH