Gregory (GS) Hill
Gregory (G.S.) Hill is active/lives in California. Gregory Hill is known for romantic realist painting.
Biography Gregory (G.S.) Hill
To say this artist is largely self taught is an understatement. Gregory Hill was taught by the surf. He learned while repairing the vessels in a harbor and accumulated his painterly vocabulary while traveling around – and around and around – the world.
Born in California, and perhaps tutored, or at least encouraged in the “how tos” of painterly observation by his mother, then an art director for a newspaper in Oregon, Greg completed his first oil painting at the age of 12. Young Mr. Hill endured some architectural training at a university level, and even engaged an art class or two; but his instincts told him there was more to learn outside of academic disciplines. At 19 he set out for Europe, choosing to journal what he observed
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