The precise, illustrative painting method of Texas-born George Hallmark reflects his early experience in commercial art and in architecture. His style as a mature easel painter has occasioned his forming enduring bonds with some of America’s best known fine art institutions.
Among his strongest relationships is his link with the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis. Hallmark has exhibited since 2006 in the Museum’s annual Quest for the West exhibit. In 2010 he received the Museum’s Artist of Distinction award. In 2011, the Eiteljorg hosted a retrospective exhibition of Hallmark’s work and added a Hallmark painting to its permanent collection.
Hallmark has exhibited in many other institutions of distinction as well. He has exhibited since 2008 at the Salmagundi Club in New York. He has been a presence at the Cowboy Hall of Fame’s Prix de West show in Oklahoma City since 2005 and for many years at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, at the Masters of the American West exhibitions, at the Autry Museum in Los Angeles and at the Booth Western Art Museum in Atlanta. One of Hallmark’s works also hangs in the Capitol in Washington, D.C.