Hilary Clarcq is an illustrator and artist who works primarily in oil on panel. She was raised on the East Coast of the US and moved West to attend the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she earned a degree English and Fine Art. She has exhibited with galleries such as Abend Gallery, Helikon Gallery, and Every Day Original, and her paintings are collected internationally. Her work has been recognized by Spectrum Fantastic Art, Illustration West, and Infected by Art. She was the recipient of the Muddy Colors Rising Stars Award in 2019 and the Jack Gaughan Award for Best Emerging Artist in 2021.