Catherine Hill graduated from the University of California with a Bachelor
of Fine Arts degree and is a free-lance artist in the Los Angeles area. She has done book covers and interior illustrations,
cartoons and comic strips, including her own book, Mad Raccoons, which has been collected into a trade paperback.
Her raccoon characters aslo appeared in Nickelodeon Magazine. She has illustrated various publications for the California
Institute of Technology (Caltech) including Engineering and Science Magazine, and has done production paintings for
several films. Hill is noted for her varied posters, such as those for theatrical performances, and music and animation festivals.
She is also known for her series of fantasy paintings, often depicting allegorical subjects. Many of her caricature
studies have been published, including film director Martin Scorsese, singer Screamin' Jay Hawkins, and Harvard Professor
Stephen Jay Gould. In the last few years, Hill has devoted more time to her oil painting. In addition to painting still-lifes
and portraits, she enjoys participating in California's contemporary plein air movement. She has painted in the San Luis Obispo
Plein Air Festival for many years and has won several awards at the Estes Park Plein Air Festival in Colorado. Catherine Hill is an Artist Member of the California Art Club and the Oil Painters of America.
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