Philip Mullen is a South Carolina native and one of the most renowned artists in the state. His solo exhibition has been hanging in the Koger Center for the Arts since 1990, filling the space with his works that examine light, serenity, and nostalgia. Throughout his works displayed in the Koger Center, you can see the use of shutters, literally and abstractly, which allow him to explore the juxtaposition of light and how light touches everything around it. Mullen has been described as creating works with even distribution of thought-out technique and carefree fluidity. From the Guggenheim to the San Francisco Museum of Art, Mullen’s pieces have showcased his abilities all across America and the Koger Center is proud to house a permanent exhibit.