Sheila Hill was a Taos Pueblo native artist. She graduated from the University of New Mexico where she studied Native American Indian tribes. Sheila later used this knowledge in her art. Before starting her career she worked as a commercial artist and exhibit designer. She discovered her creative artistic talents in 1978, around that time she started experimenting with pastels. This particular pastel drawing is dated 1980, near the beginning of her art career.
The shading and color in this portrait are beautifully executed. The work is framed and under glass. The piece is signed and has a description on the back. Its an exquisite original to add to your collection.