Hilary Wilkinson was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1983. She grew up developing a passion for art and the outdoors. In 2007, Hilary received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, with an emphasis in painting and drawing, from the University of Utah. Upon graduation, she also received the Ethel Armstrong Rolapp Award for her outstanding portfolio, and is happy to have a piece in the permanent collection at the Utah Museum of Fine Art. Hilary enjoys traveling, reading, painting, animals, and being outside. She currently resides in Salt Lake City.