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 ÔÇô B.F.A. in Illustration
Watercolor, graphic design
Areas of focus:
As a local artist, JillÔÇÖs work was exhibited in Arlington Heights.
Other interests and inspirations:
Illustrating greeting cards, Mary BlairÔÇÖs illustrations, teacups
ÔÇ£Art Expo ÔÇô Sunday, April 22ÔÇØ, Daily Herald ÔÇô April 9, 2018
JillÔÇÖs teaching style:
She focuses on the ÔÇ£whyÔÇØ as well as the ÔÇ£howÔÇØ 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.