Jim Mullan’s Fantastic Bird Sculptures

Jim Mullan was inspired by his fascination with birds and antique objects. The crows were used as hunting decoys in the 30’s and 40’s and the smaller birds were carved in the 1950’s. The original decoys were passed on to Jim in 1991 and just recently he has turned each one into an eclectic one of a kind piece of art. You can see Jim’s lively sense of humor in each one of his creations.

Jim begins by hand painting each bird and then adds a variety of vintage pieces when creating his sculptures. The unusual relic’s he uses, such as, croquet balls, binoculars and old toys give each inspiring bird his own personality. Objects that were cast aside as useless are used in his designs to demonstrate the fragile balance between nature and industry.

The birds give life to the once forgotten pieces of yesterday. We invite the observer to find warmth, history, and humor in each and every bird sculpture.

You can find retail outlets that sell Mullanium birds HERE.

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

2 thoughts on “Jim Mullan’s Fantastic Bird Sculptures

  1. Well done shows what you can do with a few odds and ends like making those birds from old yard tools like shovles and rakes and pick ends

  2. I just purchased 3 of these beauties here in AZ., at Blissful Living Studio. I absolutely love birds and I become a complete idiot when I look at antiques.

    It’s like every single bit of common or reasonable sense leave me and I can actually “feel” the beauty.

    This is exactly what I felt when I first saw Jim’s bird works!

    My website is under construction at this time.

    Being 50, and a cafe owner, (during these trying times,) I would have normally put the money in savings because of the unknown factor?!

    But these one of a kind collectables, will be of greater value in the long run, and I consider the investment a sound one. Fiscally and sentimentally.

    Jim, if you read these, I just want to thank you for giving me something to smile about these days.
    And if you don’t mind, I’d like to take photos of my little guys and put them on my home page once my IT guy gets the site up and runnning?

    Sincerely awe struck and filled with gratitude!

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