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Amy Hill

Artist Statement

"Fifteenth century Flemish painters are my current inspiration. My stylistic kinship with them compels me to keep their works alive by updating and refreshing them. Using oil paints and traditional techniques I claim them as my own."


Amy Hill grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She studied fine art at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. After graduating she moved to New York City and worked as a commercial illustrator for such publications as Rolling Stone and The New York Times. She left the field of illustration and became a full time painter after her first solo exhibition. She gave up illustration at the time of her first solo exhibit which was held in New York City. Since this time, Amy has continued to show her work nationally and internationally. In 2015 Amy was the recipient of a grant from the Peter S. Reed Foundation and her work has been written about numerous times on Artnet and in The New York Times. She is currently represented by the Front Room Gallery, New York.