I am a lover of all things old (movies, music, photos, memorabilia, places, people)
& I find that so much beauty is found in the past.
My work explores layers of memory/experience & focuses on women & their traditional vs. non-traditional roles, power & vulnerability. With a strong sense of nostalgia, I try to bring the viewer into the work through layers, hidden words, meanings & humor. I hope that each person who takes in my work will come away with their own intimate connection to it.
I value beauty, color & pattern and use them freely.
I am the mother of two adult daughters (Hannah & Ruby) and grandma of Lewis.
I also direct plays & musicals through my non-profit Arts Garden (www.ArtsGarden.org), sing with a jazz combo, teach art & entertain senior citizens.
My incredibly supportive husband, Dave and I love to travel, but call
Minneapolis, MN home.
I would love to create something special for you!
Please contact me to commission a work custom made for you. - Jill