Hilary Harkness is an American painter known for her highly detailed and meticulously crafted works that often explore themes of power, gender, and sexuality. She was born in 1971 in Massachusetts and currently lives and works in New York City. Harkness's paintings often feature complex narratives, referencing historical events, literary works, and popular culture. Her subjects are typically depicted in highly stylized settings, with bold, graphic compositions that emphasize the drama and tension of the scene. Harkness's work has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States and Europe, and she has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Painting. In addition to her painting practice, Harkness is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University's School of the Arts.
Born in 1971
United States of America, Detroit, Michigan