She is a member of the Gulf Coast Art Association, the Gulfport Fine Arts Club & the Co-Founder of Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art. For many years she volunteered her time teaching art lessons at the First United Methodist Church. She freely gives her time teaching young children art appreciation and expression. The Mississippi State Medical Association and Alliance named her “A Favorite Mississippi Artist” for three consecutive years. In 2003 her work was juried in the George Ohr National Art Challenge.
Glennis is a lifelong resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and like many artists, her fascination with self-expression through form and color began at a very young age, with the first box of crayons.
I am a Mississippi native, I attended college in the Mississippi Delta and often paint blues musicians, landscapes, seascapes, and southern themes. I enjoy working in oils, acrylics, watercolors, alcohol inks, oil pastels, and colored pencils. I often write short stories and illustrate them.
Lynda Gilmore has been studying for the past few years under the direction of John and Tricia McDonald, Kathe Calhoun, and Karen Renz. Lynda now works in pastels, oil, and watercolor.