Jill is an artist who is deaf and uses sign language. She specializes in painting watercolors, both landscape and still-life and especially flowers.
Columbus College of Art and Design – B.F.A. in Illustration
Watercolor, graphic design
Areas of focus:
As a local artist, Jill’s work was exhibited in Arlington Heights.
Other interests and inspirations:
Illustrating greeting cards, Mary Blair’s illustrations, teacups
“Art Expo – Sunday, April 22”, Daily Herald – April 9, 2018
Jill’s teaching style:
She focuses on the “why” as well as the “how” of learning to paint in watercolor and believes that simplicity is the key to a successful painting. She teaches by using American Sign Language, allowing students to learn both painting techniques and a new language.
Jill loves EAC because . . .
It has a wonderful sense of diversity and teaches cultural differences through visual arts.