Hallie Heald, is a freelance illustrator and stylist, living and working in New York City. In 2014, she graduated from Westmont College with a degree in studio art. Her senior semester of college Hallie started a year long commitment: to paint one (12x12") portrait a day. As a result, she arrived to New York with stacks of paintings, a tested, and dedicated work ethic, and a drive to become a full time artist.
Hallie previously interned for NY designer: Nanette Lepore, was an assistant designer and stylist for Freedom of Animals (faux leather handbags), an assistant visual display artist at Anthropologie (AL & CA), and a face painter for fancy birthday parties in Santa Barbara.
Hallie is pleased at the release of The Women Who Made New York featuring her illustration as the cover artwork and including 24 detailed portraits of historical and living women. The book is guide to the many revolutionary women who made New York into the cultural epicenter it is today. The book has been reviewed by the NY Times, featured in several magazines and online publications such as the Village Voice, The Cut, and Elle Magazine. In addition, the author, Julie Scelfo, and Hallie has been speaking and signing books around the city at places such as Google, The NY Public Library, The Strand (Times Square), NYU Bookstore, and several local bookstores in NY.
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