NW MI Arts & Culture Network
Tusen Takk Artist-in-Residence Ahavani Mullen: Vessel of Soundless Sound
Ahavani Mullen is a visual artist who constructs paintings, sculptures and installations which have evolved from silence. She has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the Tusen Takk Foundation, the Macedonia Institute, Vermont Studio Center and Hypatia Trust. Other honors include awards from James Rondeau, Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, and grants from 3Arts, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, the Illinois Arts Council Agency, and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She has presented exhibitions in gallery and university settings such as Northwestern University, Hyde Park Art Center, CIRCA Gallery, Gallery 1871, Olivet Nazarene University, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, Illinois Institute of Technology, the University of Maryland, and at the Dennos Museum Center in Traverse City, MI in spring 2023. Her work is included in numerous private and public collections, and can be viewed at: https://www.ahavani.com
Ahavani Mullen: Vessel of Soundless Sound on exhibition May 18-July 9 was funded in part by a FY2023 minigrant from Michigan Arts & Culture Council and the Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network.