AustLit logo
Patricia Mullins Patricia Mullins i(A47418 works by)
Born: Established: 1952 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

BiographyHistory

Patricia Mullins remembers drawing constantly at school. Encouraged by her creative mother, she trained at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in the late 1960s and early 1970s and obtained a Fellowship of Illustration in 1974. At this time illustrating children's books was gaining importance and in 1972 Mullins began to receive commissions from publishers of children's books, notably Angus and Robertson. She also worked in London making puppets for BBC TV children's programmes.

Mullins's favourite media are collage, linocuts and mixed media that achieve striking results, unique works that are rich in colour and bring a sense of texture to the pages. Mullins lives in Melbourne with her husband John and son Hamish. Her favourite pastimes include toy-making, soft sculpture and restoring old rocking horses.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Lightning Jack Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2012 Z1848635 2012 single work picture book children's historical fiction
2014 shortlisted Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature Award for Children's Literature
2013 shortlisted Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Picture Book of the Year
y separately published work icon Phar Lap the Wonder Horse Melbourne : Museum Victoria , 2008 Z1627663 2008 single work picture book children's
2008 Winner Pat Glover Memorial Storytelling Award
y separately published work icon V for Vanishing : An Alphabet of Endangered Animals Sydney : Margaret Hamilton Books , 1993 Z833453 1993 single work information book children's

An alphabet book featuring illustrations of endangered and extinct animals from around the world.

1994 inaugural winner The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Picture Books
1994 winner Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Last amended 11 Oct 2017 08:32:08
Needs updating?
Update Update by email
Other mentions of "" in AustLit:
    X