Colleen Mullins a photographer and book artist. She has garnered numerous grants and fellowships, including two McKnight Fellowships, and four Minnesota State Arts Board Grants. Additionally, she has been an artist in residence at the Vermont Studio Center and the Penland School of Crafts Winter Residency. Mullins' work is in the collections of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Southeast Museum of Photography, among others. Her publications include Photo District News (PDN), The Oxford American Eyes on the South, The New York Times Lens Blog, and numerous textbooks. She has authored articles for Afterimage and PDNedu.
She lives and works in San Francisco.