Born in Bowling Green, Ohio, Jill currently lives and works in Bridgeport, CT. She holds an M.F.A. in Painting from Western Connecticut State University, M.A. in Painting and Drawing from Eastern Illinois University, and B.F.A in Painting and B.A. in Spanish from Miami University. Jill actively studies art, archaeology, and art history in Rome, Italy where she is Visiting Professor with Rome Art Program. She also currently is Curator + Project Manager at Cynthia Byrnes Contemporary Art (CBCA), Westport.
Jill's work investigates feminine presence, derived from memory and observation of ancient Egyptian and Roman artifacts. She uses shifts in tonality and light to explore the duality between solidity and air, linking present and past.
305 Knowlton Street
Bridgeport, CT 06608