A lifetime of dedication to art and the love of nature form the foundation of his work. He studied with the masters at the Schuler School of Fine Art. His subjects come from the broad spectrum of wildlife, nature and the environment. He has achieved acclaim in the mediums of sculpture in bronze and wood, oil, and opaque watercolor. His professional accomplishments include public, corporate, museum, and private commissions, and major exhibitions nationally and worldwide. He has done major site design work for government, corporate, and private organizations. His style slides easily from representational to stylized realism, and impressionistic.
Exhibitions and Museums include The Philadelphia Academy of arts and Sciences, The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, The Cape Cod Museum, The Washington County Museum of Fine Art, The World Wildlife Expo, The Ward Foundation Museum, The Masters Show at Ligonier, PA The National Audubon Society, The Audubon Naturalist Society, The Connecticut Audubon Society, The National Wildlife Federation, The Florida Wildlife Expo, The Maryland Wildlife Artists Show, The National Aviary, The Smithsonian Institution, The World Expo, Genoa Italy, The Washington County Museum of Fine Art, The Isaac Walton League of America, and many others including fine art galleries and corporate collections.
Honors include over sixty US National, and World Competitions. Mullican is frequently asked to judge these events, and was a judge for the US National Duck Stamp competition in 2011. He was awarded the Governor’s Citation in Maryland on three occasions from two different governors. He was featured, artist, sculptor or featured wood carver at The Chesapeake Wildlife Art Expo, The Easton Waterfowl Festival, and the Annapolis, MD Wildlife Festival, The Southeastern Wildlife Art Expo, and the Florida Wildlife and Western Art Expo. His work represented the United States at the 1992 World Expo in Genoa, Italy. Ducks Unlimited, Sponsor Artist of the Year, Conservation, and Service Award, Distinguished Service Award, the DU Palette and Chisel Award, and Federal Duck Stamp Judge, are among many organizational honors.Mullican has served as Board Member and Treasurer of the Maryland State Arts Council, Board Member for the Washington County Arts Council, and the Valley Art Association, (Artists of the Cumberland Valley), and is a member of the National Sculpture Society. Reproduction and worldwide distribution by Royal Doulton and Doulton International, Staffordshire England, The Lance Corp., The Bradford Exchange, The Hamilton Mint, Tattler Gallery, The Phillips Gallery, Endion Fine Art, The Arts Council Gallery, and Mansion House Gallery. Studied with Hans Schuler Guerin, The Schuler School of Fine Art, Balt., MD
The Washington County Arts Council, Inc. is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, (MSAC), an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business & Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations, units of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. Funding for the MSAC is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. Additional funding is also provided by Washington County Government and generous businesses, organizations and individuals.
The Washington County Arts Council is a proud member of County Arts Agencies of Maryland, Maryland Citizens for the Arts and Americans for the Arts.