Mullally addresses ideas of class, race, value, ownership, cultural identification and faith. Her work "What I Keep," has won awards and recognition in national and international exhibitions. Her work is numerous archives and collections in the US.
"What I Keep" is a collaborative project that includes over 60 portraits, made on Sunday mornings over the past four years under Interstate-35 at the Church Under the Bridge. The work is a series of life-size images with brief personal statements by, and about, each person's choice. The exhibition contains 24 prints, 32" x 46" and is available for exhibition.
What I Keep, A Portrait of New Face of Homelessness and Poverty, by Susan Mullally is available on Amazon and at Baylor University Press.
"Target Practice" looks at the fastest growing demographic of gun owners, women who have qualified for concealed carry licenses, each holding a target that they shot.
"Hope & Dignity, Older Black Women of the South" by Emily Wilson, portraits by Susan Mullally was published by Temple University Press in 1983 and 1993.
Mullally's portraits of authors are often seen on book jackets, as well.
Susan Mullally is originally from Oakland, CA. She joined the Baylor Art Department faculty in 2007 where she was Associate Professor of Art. She retired from Baylor in 2015 and moved to Williamsburg, VA to teach for a year at Christopher Newport University.
MFA, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
MA, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
BA, University of California-Berkeley