Matthew Hillier

Matthew Hillier was born and brought up on the south coast of England. After attending art college in Wales, where he studied wildlife illustration, he spent many years as an illustrator of books and magazines before becoming an artist.

He moved to the United States in 2000 and settled on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, where he lives with his wife, the artist Julia Noffsinger Rogers, and their family. He is a multi-award winning artist in both America and Great Britain who is best known for his marine and wildlife paintings. He also loves to teach and regularly leads workshops around the country. He has just been named the featured artist at this year’s Waterfowl Festival in Easton, Maryland. He is a member of the American Society of Marine Artists and the Society of Animal Artists.

Hillier travels widely in search of subjects to paint. He has spent time in Southeast Asia as well as Africa. He paints in oils.