Some Other Day in the Garden
Song lyrics collected by the artist reflecting the sentiments found in his paintings and drawings were the inspiration for the exhibition’s title, Some Other Day in the Garden.
These songs are intriguing because of their nostalgic and romantic themes that speak of life experiences that are often, like
Paul Mullins’ lush paintings and masterful works on paper depict “sad dog” portraits, fisherman, and fish, drawn from fond memories of his upbringing in rural
Mullins has exhibited extensively, with solo shows at Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Ambrosino, Miami, FL; the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Aaron Paker Gallery, Chicago, IL; lyonswiergallery, New York, NY; Michael Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA; and the Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA. Group exhibitions include the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; the Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA; among others. His work has been reviewed or featured in Flash Art, 7 x 7 Magazine, Artnews, Flaunt, the