Brown Hill is a native New Yorker, recently moved to San Diego, who
began her photographic career almost 30 years ago. Her first job was
at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Photography Library. She studied in
Paris, where she was exposed to the technique of hand painted photographs.
Her interest in manipulated photographs drew her to study Polaroid Transfer
techniques at the International Center of Photography in NY. She was
chosen to be one of six people in the country to be a Creative Consultant
to Polaroid. She produced and starred in her own Cable TV show entitled
"Focus on Photography". She has exhibited in many galleries
and museums worldwide, and her work has been purchased by major corporations
and private collectors. Numerous publications featured her work including
the New York Times, Newsday, Better Homes and Gardens, and Modern Photography.
She is dedicated to creating artistic images combining painting and
photography, focusing on portraits and images of nature. Her current
series incorporates sacred icons and texts from various cultures to
help promote harmony in diversity.
- Norma Brown Hill