MA- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and BFA- Northern Illinois University.
Jill King is a prolific and dedicated art instructor that has been teaching and creating a wide range of art enrichment classes and programs for several decades. She has taught and developed courses at the college level, local cultural centers and arts organizations such as; Oakton Community College, Chicago’s Gallery 37 and Art Encounter in Evanston IL. King has been teaching at the Evanston Art Center since 2008.
As an artist, King has exhibited in private and public places such as Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory, The Convention Center-Grand Rapids Michigan, Expo Chicago, SOFA Chicago, the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago and many galleries throughout the Midwest. She has been awarded several site-specific public projects and her art resides in private and public collections throughout the country including; The Lorraine Morton Civic Center in Evanston, IL, The Gap Foundation in San Francisco CA, Lewis University- Romeoville, IL. and The Loyola Medical Center in Burr Ridge, IL. King served as Education Chair on the Board of Directors of Chicago Sculpture International from 2015 to 2018 where she assisted in creating educational workshop opportunities and events to promote the organizations members composed of 150 professional sculptors. King is a core member of gallery, Space 900. Founded in 1983, current core members are fine artists of multiple disciplines and mediums.The gallery provides core members and other artists in the community exhibition opportunities and performance space. Space 900 is located at 816 Dempster St. Evanston IL 60202