Jill is a mixed-media artist, teacher, and mom in the Rocky Mountains who makes story-telling structures. Her work involves social issues, maps, symbols, houses, housewives, and the mystique of charisma. Her artwork can be seen in Letter Arts Review, Somerset Studio, Cloth, Paper Scissors, numerous books and publications. Her handmade books are in the collections of the Newberry Library in Chicago and the Denver Public Library, and private collections. She has taught at three universities and retreats both nationally and in Italy. She feels that art is essential and accessible to everybody!
Her first book, “Personal Geographies: Explorations in Mixed-Media Map Making” was published in November 2011.