In the Spotlight Gallery:
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A former resident of Annapolis, Jill moved to the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 2003 where she is an active member of numerous art and plein air organizations including the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association, Plein Air Painters of the Chesapeake Bay, the Ocean City Center for the Arts, the Academy Art Museum, and a juried member of the Working Artists Forum, Maryland Pastel Society, and the Pastel Society of America.
Jill has competed in a number of plein air events including Plein Air Easton, Paint Annapolis, Brandywine Valley Plein Air, Harford County Plein Air, Artists Paint OC, Paint It! Ellicott City, Crisfield Plein Air, and Paint Berlin. She has also exhibited in juried shows with the Working Artist Forum, the Maryland Pastel Society, the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association, Ocean City Center for the Arts, and the 35th
Annual Oxford Fine Arts Show.
Her most recent awards include First Place 2019 Plein Air Easton Quick Draw (non-competition artist), The Gino Manelli Award (First Place) 2019 Paint It! Ellicott City, Honorable Mention 2019 Artist Paint OC, Honorable Mention Quick Draw 2019 Artist Paint OC, and Best Nocturne, 2018 Artists Paint OC.
Jill has studied at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis with artists John Ebersberger and Bonnie Anderson. She has also studied here on the shore with Kevin Fitzgerald, Tim Beall, Stan Sperlak, David Lussier, and Nancy Tankersley. She has also taught pastel classes at the Ocean City Center for the Arts.