Carl Gibson (Collington) Hill
(1911 - 1943)
Carl Gibson (Collington) Hill was active/lived in New York, New Jersey. Carl Hill is known for watercolor painting-labor genre, portraits, city scenes, lithography.
Biography Carl Gibson (Collington) Hill
Carl G. Hill was born Collington Gibson Hill around 1911 in Trinidad. He immigrated to the United States, arriving in New York in 1929, settling in Harlem and later moving to Brooklyn. He became a U.S. citizen in 1941 at age 30.
Mr. Hill started painting in 1929 and studied at the National Academy of Design in New York and at the WPA Harlem Community Art Center. He worked primarily in water color, but studied lithography* under Reva Helfond and also produced prints. His subjects were varied, and included New York scenes of workers and waterfronts, as well as portraits and scenes from New Jersey and suburban New York.
In World War II, Carl Hill served in the United States Merchant Marine, a
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