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The Llano Fine Arts Guild is proud to present Lynda Hallmark Gammage as Artist of the Month
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 • Posted May 11, 2011

By Louise Downs, Llano Fine Arts Guild Reporter Lynda recently joined the Llano Fine Arts Guild. She studied the art of pottery in the School of Fine Arts at the University of Texas. Her work is displayed in the Llano Fine Arts Gallery, located at 503 Bessemer, in Llano.Lynda is a long time resident of Llano. She and her twin brother were born in Llano, when the only hospital facility was upstairs in the Llano Building located at Ford and Main streets. Lynda, her husband, Bob and son Sam, returned to Llano in 1995, to make their home here. Since returning to Llano, Lynda has been very active in the community, in historic preservation, trying to get shoulders on our narrow two-lane highways and among other things, was one of the organizers of the @last-Llano Art Studio Tour, held in March of this year. She is also a member of the board of Fuel Coffee House.Lynda’s son Sam, graduated from Llano Highschool in 2002, and currently serves as legislative policy aide for Texas House of Representatives Speaker Joe Straus. Sam will be starting law school in August.One of Lynda’s most fullfilling campaigns, was donating her time to help raise money for Austin Smiles, a group of plastic surgeons that do medical missions. She considers herself fortunate to have traveled with these surgeons to Mexico on two of these medical missions.Lynda’s parent are, Father, Bill Hallmark and Mother,Adelaide. They live in the same house where they have lived for 70 years, and where all their seven children were born. Lynda is now their care giver as they are aged 89, and 91years.

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