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News highlights about Jill’s artwork are listed below.
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Jill Nichols poses in front of her painting ‘Phi’ (top photo) and ‘Juno’ (below) in her home studio in Shelton, Conn. Jan. 22, 2021. A print of the painting currently hangs in the Vatican Observatory Museum Photo: Ned Gerard / Hearst Connecticut Media.
“Phi” full scale metallic canvas print installed in Vatican Observatory Museum. The museum is mainly dedicated to historical astronomical instruments and other artifacts. However, one special room directly below the Schmidt telescope is being dedicated to astronomical art. Read More about “Phi”.
A print of Jill’s painting “Juno” is also in the Vatican Observatory… Read more about “Juno”.
Jill Nichols’s painting “Washington D.C.” served as backdrop for former FBI Director’s “Face the Nation” interview. Jill only became aware of the August 23, 2020 airing when she first read messages from viewers.
One viewer’s comment, “Saw Mr. Comey on Face the Nation. The painting struck me like a thunderbolt. Found it and you! Magnificent! Sarah U. Read More.
Jill Nichols’s painting, “Grand Canyon” appears in “The Comey Rule” in the former FBI Director’s office. This is the story of how Jill’s painting of the Grand Canyon found its way into former FBI Director James Comey’s Office and the CBS/Showtime TV show “The Comey Rule”. Read More.
Jill’s painting, “Weir Farm Summer’s Day” exhibited in the Weir Farm National Park’s website received an honorable mention award from U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service. View her painting, in the Advanced Artist Category, at the Online Exhibit through April 30, 2021. Read more about Weir farm on Jill’s blog the America the Beautiful. To purchase a print please visit the Art Shop.
Italy Painting Workshop & Retreat
Travel to Italy! All-Inclusive
September 24th – October 1, 2021 or July 8 – 15, 2022
Ready to travel? Have your vaccination? Optimistic that it will be safe to travel by September of this year Jill is offering her Italy painting and photography workshop and retreat. Make your reservation for harvest season in the Tuscan countryside. Find Out More.
Jill’s blog highlights and videos. You’ll find more of Jill’s insights on her art and life in her blog in the navigation bar. You’ll find separate pages for each topic.
Take a 3 minute video tour of Jill’s Gallery – Accompanied by the Puccini’s Nessun Dorma sung by tenor Stephen Miller, courtesy classiccat.net. Video Link
You’re welcome to schedule an appointment with Jill.
“Flow” is a series of paintings that are a study of moving water. The paintings speak to flow and boundaries and how they relate to our Covid-19 realty. At first, Jill was fascinated by the play of light; translucent jewels of blues and greens, edges setting off sparks and undulations…then became interested in the boundaries that were defined by obstacles. Read More in Jill’s blog.
Oil on Steel, 24” x 36” (lithography plates from former artist)
Purchase selected artworks in the Art Shop! Choose your piece and add it to your collection today!
Learn more about painting & color with these free videos
Come explore the magic of color from the comfort of your living room. Ever wonder how we see color? How colors interact and affect one another? The meaning of color? How to use color in designing, decorating or painting? Noted artist, Jill Nichols will answer all those questions and more when she joins us for this recorded Zoom program. Link to video
Studio Landscape: Painting the Italian countryside from plein air studies and photo reference. colors, value, composition and capturing light with hands-on demonstration.
Plein air (outdoor): Monet’s Water Lilies in Connecticut with a surprise visit from a snapping turtle
Studio Still Life: This video is Part One of two. In part one we learn how to start a painting. Color and form, capturing light, value are just a few of the things that Jill touches upon.
I look forward to hearing from you! Jill