George Hallmark


Landscape Artwork

George Hallmark - Landscape Artwork
George Hallmark was born and raised in North Central Texas. He identifies with life in the country and feels at home in a rural setting. Hallmark began drawing as a child and, discovering that he received praise for his artwork, continued and excelled at art in high school and college. For many years, he worked as an architectural designer and as a commercial artist. It was in the mid-seventies that Hallmark first began to devote more time to painting fine art. In 1979, he traveled to Utah to study with William Whitaker, then Professor in Residence at B.Y.U.

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Todos Santos
Todos Santos
Muchas Gracias
Muchas Gracias
The Ruins of San Jose 1875
The Ruins of San Jose 1875
Serenidad
Serenidad
Celebration
Celebration
El Lechero
El Lechero
Token of Affection
Token of Affection
Soy Y Sombra
Soy Y Sombra
As Time Goes By
As Time Goes By
The Apprentice
The Apprentice
The Bells of San Diego
The Bells of San Diego
Shadows of San Xavier
Shadows of San Xavier
Down Mexico Way
Down Mexico Way
REMEMBER THE ALAMO
Remember Circa 1865

Bueno Dias San Miguel
LA PALOM BLANCA
La Paloma Blanca

La Riena
GEORGE HALLMARK The Leather Market
Mercato di Cuoio

Blessings From Above

Los Amigos

Rue Dauphine New Orleans

Tuscan Sun

Dominica

Morning

Nosey Neighbors

Plaza del Mercado

San Juan

The Jewel
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George Hallmark was an art major at the Tarrant County Junior College, and later studied at Texas Christian University, but dropped out to study realism.  After working as an illustrator for nine years, both as a free lancer and for an architectural firm, he studied with William Whitaker at Brigham Young University during the summer of 1979.

George Hallmark has an impressive list if credentials. His work can be found among the prestigious collections of the Texas Capitol, Texas Instruments, Medical Heritage Collection, and the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Hallmark has won many awards including selection as Official Texas State Artist. In 1999, his work will be included in the Artists of America Show in Denver. He is represented by Trailside Galleries in Scottsdale and Jackson Hole.

George Hallmark is a realist sculptor and painter of the contemporary Texas cowboy.  He uses oil and mixed media, such as pastel, acrylic, colored pencil, and tempera.

Hallmark’s work has been featured in Art of the West, Southwest Art, and U.S. Art magazines. He is an annual participant in the Prix de West Exhibition and Sale at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, and the Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The artist also participates in the Eiteljorg Museum’s Quest for the West show in Indianapolis.

Hallmark has come full circle to his architectural roots. His love of the subject is prominent in his unique, painterly style in the delineation of stucco walls, tile roofs, and long shadows in his beautiful works. He is currently completing new paintings from recent trips to Mexico, France, Spain, and Italy.

“The longer I paint, the more I enjoy this wonderful blessing of creation. The good Lord gave me this incredible desire to be an artist; the rest has been just plain, hard work.”
- George Hallmark

Today, the artist lives in Bosque County, in the Texas Hill Country. Their home, designed by Hallmark, stands on a hillside overlooking the valley floor below. In this quiet country setting, George Hallmark has found that balance between family and art, between work and creativity. "The longer I paint, the more I enjoy this wonderful blessing of creation. The good Lord gave me this incredible desire to be an artist, the rest has been just plain hard work."