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Friday, May 25, 2012

Who is Art Lynch

Art Lynch is a National Director of the Screen Actors Guild, where he has served since 1994. He chairs or serves on committees serving the interest and needs of young performers, the disabled, commercial and background actors. 

He is an award winning producer or director, responsible for well over 1,200 commercials and industrials. His acting chops came growing up in Oak Park, Illinois, and included Chicago theater. He has a BA in theater, is all but a thesis from an MA in Theatre at UNLV, and is in the process of completing his dissertation for a PhD in Education.

His experience includes acting, voice over, work in advertising and on films from Chicago to Wyoming, California and Nevada. Art is the voice of Nevada Public Radio on Sundays. 

As a broadcaster and wire service journalist Lynch has earned awards in Chicago and the American West. He has hosted talk shows, covered major trials and events and served as operations or news director in three states.

Along with his wife Laura, Lynch ran a successful small advertising company with national and international clients. Together they handled advertising for the successful dark horse candidacy of Dr. Lonnie Hammergrin for Nevada's Lt. Governor.

Art Lynch teaches at the College of Southern Nevada and the University of Phoenix. He coaches at Casting Call Entertainment and through the Boulder City Park and Recreation Department, as well as on-line. Art has taught at UNLV, Everest College, Kim Flowers Academy, John Robert Powers, Boomtown Players, Studio Casting and the Nevada SAG Conservatory.

He has extensive north side Chicago theater experience. He has launched, been creative director, or served in other capacities for theater companies in Illinois, Wyoming, California and Nevada.

Art Lynch successfully launched and ran the Nevada SAG Conservatory, gaining recognition as one of the best outside of Hollywood. The conservatory he helped set up is still running after 18 years of continuous operation.

His wife Laura is an MSW Clinical Social Worker, an award winning in advertising and production during her previous career in advertising. He has two grown daughters and six grandchildren. They live in a cottage built at the same time as the Hoover Dam in Boulder City, NV, with their two dogs.

Lynch has been active in the 31ers Educational Outreach, Living Theater, is on the board of the Dam Short Film Festival and through the Boulder City Park District.

The Lynch's came to Nevada in the early 1980's. When asked why he made Nevada home, he responded it is a good place to raise a family, to teach the craft and to make a difference.

Since 2006 he has kept two daily blogs updated with news, information, links and lessons: and

His home web page is

Feel free to contact him at:

1 comment:

Holly Knowlton said...

My goal in life... to have a resume as long as yours.

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