Peacelands/Mark Anthony Mulligan (2015)
24min · Documentary, Short, Biography · 1 October 2015
Muse. Savant. Absurdist. Prophet. Who is Mark Anthony Mulligan and what has he accomplished in his 25 years of making folk art while being challenged by homelessness and mental illness. We watch Mark create a drawing from blank page to finished project while hearing 3 of his primary supporters speak about how Mark's enthusiasm and childlike spirit has brighten their own lives. Mark's art has been exhibited at a number of museums in the USA including New Orleans, Iowa, and at the Kentucky Folk Art Museum at Morehead State University. But he is beloved figure more for his kind, gentle, gregarious demeanor than for his art.
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