Lisa Hilton is a St. Louis Native. She earned her BS in Actuarial Science in 1988 from Maryville University. After various stints in insurance, consulting, volunteering, teaching, real estate and management, she returned to Maryville and completed her BFA in 2013. Her family includes her husband and two grown children. Gesture and texture are the focus of her sculpture. Her current work combines clay female figures with reference to nature and porcelain animal "portraits."