Joyce Hill grew up on Grand Island and has lived in Western New York ever since. She is a mixed media artist and has shown in many of the galleries in the WNY area. She attended the Rochester Institute of Technology and graduated with a BFA in 1972.
"Burchfield has exacted a quality that we may call poetic, romantic, lyric, or what you will. By sympathy with the particular, he has made it epic and universal." - Edward Hopper, who was friends with Burchfield (both were represented by the Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries in New York).