Glen Hawkins was born in 1967 and raised in Bountiful Utah. After graduation from Woods Cross High, he worked a summer as a full time illustrator for Image West Advertising. He then received a full tuition fine arts scholarship to Weber State University. Glen has since studied with an eclectic group, including Utah artist Larry Wade, nationally renowned portrait artist Daniel Greene of New York, Denver artist Ron Hicks, and Matt Smith of Arizona.
Glen has been a requested artist for several local charities including The Utah Symphony, Red Butte Gardens, The Utah Rape Recovery Center, and Community Nursing Services. He was honored as the CNS "Artist of the Year" for 2003.
Glen Hawkins was named as one of four figurative artists in "Start Your Collection" by Southwest Art magazine. He has been part of the Special Features “Calling Coast to Coast” and “Sold” in American Art Collector magazine. His artwork was featured in the book and DVD companions to the PBS film “Sweetwater Rescue” by Lee Groberg and Heidi Swinton. His work has been displayed and purchased for the permanent collection of the LDS Church Museum of History and Art.
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