Episode 5: Art, Inspiration, and the Creative Process with Hillary Raimo
Hillary talks about her art, family history and her creative process.
As a painter and photographer, Hillary never sees the world the same way twice. Her work has been shown in Albany Center Gallery, Spring Street Gallery Saratoga Springs, Yaddo exhibit ‘Taking Flight’ curated by Tristan Kirvin and is regularly featured in the traveling exhibits of the Schenectady Photographic Society. Hillary’s work received an honorable mention award in the 2018 FENCE Select exhibit at The Arts Center of the Capital Region. She credits her art residency at Atelier de la Rose in Montcabrier France for opening her artistic eye and changing how she seeks power & beauty in her images. A multi medium artist, Hillary hopes to instill a purpose to her images, whether in paintings or photographs.
In 2019, Hillary will be studying with Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Essdras M. Suarez.
Hillary began her radio career in 2005 on AM TALK terrestrial radio in upstate New York. In 2008, she began broadcasting online with Achieve Radio where she continued for the remainder of her radio career. At times Hillary would guest host, or help produce, a short run on other networks, including World Puja Network, BBS Radio and Capricorn Radio. In 2016, Hillary started YinRadioTV, an online content platform, and began to mentor inspiring radio hosts, many who began their own shows soon after.
As a regular contributor to popular online magazine’s like Sirvana East, Hillary’s articles can also be found in Rebelle Society magazine and Healing Springs Journal.
Hillary’s many years of experience hosting a weekly radio show has helped shape her unique world perspective and she is often sought after as a guest on radio & TV shows. Her guest appearances have included Veritas Radio with Mel Fabregas, as seen on the History Channel, 1150AM KKNW Seattle with Loretta Brown, Positive Talk Hour with Jeremy McDonald, WCSB-FM University of Cleveland, The Donna Seebo Show, KTKK AM Salt Lake City, VoiceAmerica with Paula Joyce, Unity FM Radio with Temple Hayes, and Robert Manni Guy’s Guy Radio.
In 2016, while Hillary was writing a book proposal for the prestigious Cambridge University’s Nine Dots Prize, she was invited to host a political podcast throughout the Presidential campaign. These included interviews with Chad Marlow the head counsel of the ACLU for Data Privacy, Mark Watne NDFU President on Corporate Farming, Arvin Vohra the National Libertarian Vice Chair, John G. Heim Clean Water Movement, Colin O’Neil on GMO’s & the Dark Act. Many of these important shows can be found throughout the Internet.
Feeling passionate about her radio work, Hillary carefully chose 20 transcripts from her body of work and put them into print resulting in her 3rd book release in Spring 2018. Preserving a piece of time when alternative information and perspectives were freely expressed and content wasn’t as highly censored as it is today. The digital age brings many important questions, and Hillary is still asking them. A provocative thinker and intuitive visionary, Hillary’s work continues to inspire people worldwide