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artist

Linda Hanks, American artist. Named Artist of Year, National League American Pen Women, Atlanta branch, 2002; recipient JMA Architecture Purchase award, Jurors for Exhibition, Perry, Georgia, 2001, Daughters of the American Revolution Heritage award, Third place, Washington, 1995.

Background

Hanks, Linda was born on July 1, 1945 in Florence, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Herman Lee Hanks and Mary Virginia Knox.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, University Georgia, 1967.

Career

Laboratory assistant Microbiol. Associates, Bethesda, Maryland, 1968—1970. Freelance artist, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include, Perry, Georgia, 2002 (JMA Architecture Purchase award, 2002, 2003), Atlanta Artists Center, 2002 (1st Place award, 2002), American Artists Professional League Incorporated, 2002 (Raymond Chow Memorial award, 03), Columbus Museum Art and Antiques Invitational, 2006, American Artist Professional Exhibition, New York City, 2006, Columbia Museum Invitational, 2007, Atlanta Art Gallery Invitational, 2007.

Membership

Fellow: Quinlan Visual Arts Center (Honorable Mention 2000), Atlanta Artists' Center (1st place award 1999, 2d place 1998). Member: American Artists Professional League Inc.

Connections

Married John James Farmer III, May 31, 1968 (divorced December 1998). Children: Mary Katherine Farmer, Elizabeth Anderson Farmer.

father:
Herman Lee Hanks

mother:
Mary Virginia Knox

spouse:
John James Farmer III

children:
Mary Katherine Farmer Hanks

Elizabeth Anderson Farmer Hanks