Equine Images, an international quarterly magazine for equine art enthusiasts, published by The Blood-Horse, Inc., announces that Penelope Whitman Mullinix will join the publication as managing editor effective February 26.
Mullinix was one of the 79 artists who participated in Lexington’s popular HorseMania public arts project. Armored Horse, sponsored by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, stood in front of Lexington’s Courthouse and was one the top sellers, bringing $41,000 at auction. Mullinix comes to Equine Images from the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), where she was responsible for communications related to horse industry relations, veterinary student program development and the AAEP Foundation. Her publishing experience includes editorial work at Simon and Schuster.
Mullinix received her Bachelor of Arts in American Literature and Fine Arts from the University of New Hampshire. She later studied art at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington D.C., and the Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore. Mullinix has exhibited her work at Artsplace and The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in Lexington, and at the Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery in Louisville. Mullinix lives in Lexington with her husband, sons, and dogs.
“We are extremely pleased and excited to have someone with Penny’s extensive background in the equine world and in the arts guiding Equine Images to the next level,” said Ray Paulick. Editor-in-Chief of The Blood-Horse. “Subscribers can expect great things for the magazine in the days to come.”