(1932 - 2007)
Ira Bartholomy Hillyer was active/lived in Connecticut, California. Ira Hillyer is known for landscape, marine, cityscape and seascape painting.
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Biography Ira Hillyer
The following, submitted November 2004 and updated January 2007, is from the artist, who lives in Palm Springs, California.
Bartholomy Hillyer (Bud) was born on July 19, 1932 in New London,
Connecticut. He was the only son of Hartford, Connecticut artist Amy
Anne Bartholomy Hillyer and Ira A. Hillyer. Amy had been art student of
James Goodwin Mc Manus of Hartford and also Guy Wiggins of Old Lyme CT.
Hillyer learned art at his mother's knee; she gave him formal art
instructions covering the first 18 years of his life. Amy was diligent
taskmaster and instructor, teaching him composition, color, design and
form in pencil, ink, charcoal, pastel and finally oils.
received numerous award
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