About Jill

Jill attributes her profound reverence of nature, rooted in all of her work, to her childhood spent outdoors by the sea and fields in Fairfield, Connecticut. Her paintings capture the transitory and transcendent beauty in life while unveiling the wonders of everyday existence.

Her work is in many notable collections, including the permanent collection of Yale New Haven Health and former director of the FBI, James Comey and has been exhibited nationally in museums and galleries.

Jill developed her sense of design, color and composition over the course of many years as a commercial artist. She earned her BS in Journalism, at the University of Colorado, Boulder and her MFA in painting at Western Connecticut State University. She also trained at the Art Students League in NYC and Silvermine Guild in New Canaan.

She enjoys teaching and is presently an adjunct professor at the University of New Haven. She also teaches private and group painting lessons and workshops.

According to Jill, “My painting is poetry; a lyrical composition of color and light. When I am painting I am in the moment, thoroughly present and enraptured. I experience a sense of peace, as well as an urgency to capture and share the moment. It is a privilege to paint.” Her distinctive brush strokes add a directness and freshness to her works.

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One Response to About Jill

  1. Hi Jill, There was a gorgeous painting of two little girls on a beach at the Fairfield Women’s Exchange not too long ago. I loved it and would love something similar of my two children. I wrote down your name at the time I was there and googling now, hopefully this is you! Please let me know and if you would be able to do a painting from a picture? I look forward to hearing from you.
    Thanks so much,
    Stacie

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