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Amy Hillenbrand was born in Racine, Wisconsin and lived in several different states before landing in her current home town of Austin, TX. After receiving her B. S. from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, she began her career in the creative world as an Interior Designer. While living in Indianapolis, Indiana, she owned her own successful commercial interior design and architectural firm for fifteen years. The small boutique design studio grew into the fifth largest design firm in Indiana and one of few that was a certified Women Owned Business Enterprise (WBE). She combined her keen eye for color and composition and paired it with her excellent project management skills to spearhead many large multi-million dollar projects.
Amy Hillenbrand is known for her restful, heartwarming yet contemporary realist style. She uses her different subjects, whether it is a floral or a delightful cuddly animal, to transport the viewer to a world beyond the obvious. There is a story that is told inside her subjects that adds warmth and comfy nostalgia to each piece. Harmonious color palettes and appealing composition are part of the allure that creates the tranquility. She puts an extra emphasis on the shadows to make the lights more luminous and the composition more captivating.