Carol Hill has been painting since the 60s and paints in both watercolour and oils. She lived in the Far East for 12 years and learnt to paint Chinese painting as well as attending the Hong Kong University to study art.
Carol paints landscapes, still-life and seascapes and has won various awards throughout her career. In 2009, she was awarded “HRH Princess Michael of Kent Award” at the Mall Galleries in London for the best watercolour in the Society of Women’s Artist exhibition.
Some of her other awards included over the years has been the Harris Moore Prize at the Prize Exhibition RBSA; Landscape Prize at the Laing Exhibition at Harrogate, 1st prize – public vote award at the Great Sheffield Art Show, Daler-Rowney Prize at the Patchings Art Farm Exhibition; People’s Choice Award the Westminster Galleries for the SWA Exhibition and the Claire Fontaine Award at the TALP Open.
She has had various solo exhibitions over the years and has exhibited at various galleries including the Westminster Galleries and the Bankside Gallery in London with the Royal Watercolour Society.
She is also a fully trained Adult Education Teacher and teaches on P&O cruises and to art societies around the country. She gives three-day residential oil and painting courses twice a year in Derbyshire, regularly teaches in Australia and has also taught watercolour in Switzerland.