BIOGRAPHY

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Letitia Hill (born 1964, in Bangor, Maine) is an Irish American interdisciplinary artist and researcher. Her atelier is based in Connemara, Ireland. Her artistic practice is embedded in the process of rigorous research, navigating local histories, herstories, rituals and mythologies. Collaboration with local craftspeople and traditional makers influenced by new technologies plays a critical role in Hill’s practice, influencing each work's creation and material selection. Through an interdisciplinary approach of painting, sculpture, photography, sound, video and installation, Hill creates a deep sense of empathy and intention to provide nourishing and safe environments for stories to be told and heard. Exploring traditional material, craftsmanship and storytelling, paying homage to people past, present and future, celebrating the human condition’s universality, commemorating lives lived and tales untold.

 

Hill studied at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design in New Mexico, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2016 and awarded the Emerging Artist of New Mexico. In 2021 Hill received a Masters of Fine Arts in Studio Art from the National University of Ireland Galway, Burren College of Art.