Catherine Hillis, Saint Simons Island, Georgia

Catherine Hillis

Catherine Hillis maintains a working studio near Fredericksburg, VA.  She’s won hundreds of awards and earned eight signature memberships from national watercolor and plein air organizations.  The artist competes regularly in international watercolor exhibitions as well as plein air competitions and invitational shows and has won hundreds of awards throughout her career.

Hillis works both in the studio and outdoors.  She is drawn to scenes that are often forgotten or neglected, finding the intrinsic beauty in them. Her watercolor paintings are included in museum, corporate and personal collections and have been published in many venues, including Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, Plein Air Magazine, Watercolor Artist Magazine, American Watercolor Weekly, American Artist Magazine, Splash 12, Splash 14, Splash 18, the Artistic Touch series of water-media books, The Washington Post, the Best of America Watercolor Artists & Artisans, Volume 1 and the Best of Virginia Artists & Artisans 2005.  Her artwork is included in many private and corporate collections and museums.

See Hillis teaching a series of brief watercolor lessons on YouTube and she invites you to join her email newsletter and on Facebook and Instagram.