Profile: Marlon Mullen (1963-)

Marlon Mullen is a painter who lives and works in Contra Costa County, California, maintaining a studio practice at NIAD Art Center.


Born in 1963 in Richmond, California, Mullen is autistic and is primarily nonverbal.

Artistic practice

Mullen has maintained his art practice at NIAD (Nurturing Independence through Artistic Development) Art Center in Richmond, CA, since 1993. Mullen makes text-inspired paintings, referencing the graphic design of art magazines such as Artforum.

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