Artist CV

Born 1966, Adelaide.

Jill bases herself between the family beef and grain farming property nestled below the picturesque Stirling Ranges near Borden in the Great Southern and the family home in Perth, Western Australia.

Mother to two adult children and numerous well loved pets who are often found supervising her art practices.

Education & Arts Training
B.A Fine Arts Degree Curtin University, graduated 2015
2018 Ceramics workshop with Juz Kitson at Gaiya Ceramics, Bali
2018 Printing workshop at IL Bisonte, Florence
2016 French Art School Masterclass with Jaqueline Coates, Paris
2016 Plant Bank Artists workshop with Sophie Munns, Australian Botanic Gardens, Sydney
2015 Eco Print and Dyeing workshop with India Flint
2015 Indigo dye process with Aboubakar Fofana, West Africa
2014 Curtin University Fine Arts Grad Show
2014 Solo Exhibition at Kurb Gallery, Perth
2014. Group exhibition, Abstract Painting, Tresillian Community Centre, Nedlands
2013, 2012, 2011. Abstract Painting Master Class and Group exhibitions. Instructor: Jane McKay, Tresillian Community Centre, Perth
2010 Albany Great Southern TAFE Certificate 3 in Printing. Instructor: Indra Geidans

 

Exhibitions and Residencies
2021 Gnalla Pop-up Plaza, Golden Wattle Hookers. City of Stirling, Perth. April - June 2021

2021 "Faberge Easter Egg" Albany Entertainment Centre. April 2021

2021 "Refugium" Exhibition with MIX Artists, WA Museum of the Great Southern. April 2021

2021 "Host" Art in the Porongurup, April 2021

2021 "Jackson the Octopus" Albany Australia Day Festival. Jan 2021.

2020 Christmas Window Trail, City of Stirling, Black Pig Deli & Co. Inglewood, Perth. Dec 2020

2020 Albany Christmas Festival and Laneway Activations. "Roll of the Rubix", "Women's Web" and "Glitterati Parti"

2020 "The Artcade Projects" Make a Scene Artists Collective. Nov 2020 and Jan 2021, Albany

2020 "Tree Trail" As part of the duo 'Golden Wattle Hookers' installation. City of Stirling, Perth

2020 "Down the Rabbit Hole" Exhibition at Vancouver Arts Centre, Albany, following a four week Artist in Residency.

2020 "Blue Poles" January. Moores Building, Fremantle.

2019 Great Southern Art Trail, September 2019

2019 "The Alternative Archive" MIX Artists, “Forever Filling my Pockets" Vancouver Art Centre, Albany.

2019 "Little Big Art Prize" Petrichor Gallery, Walpole.

2018/2019 “Neon Lagoon” crochet installation at Fremantle Art Centre, “Animaze”, Exhibition for Children
2018 Artist Residency at Fremantle Art Centre, Golden Wattle Hookers, September 2018 to February 2019
2018 Great Southern Art Trail September 2018
2018 “Hook, Wrap Pull”, Vancouver Art Centre, Albany. April and May, interactive exhibition by Golden Wattle Hookers
2018 “Organic Geometry” Vancouver Art Centre, Print exhibition
2018 “Reservoir”MIX Artists Exhibition, Albany Arts Festival and Busselton Art Trail, Geographe Art Gallery
2018 “Little Big Art Prize” Petrichor Gallery, Walpole 
2018 “Sculpture Art Walk” Music Festival.
2017 “Merge Festival” Community involved Installation for the Melville City Council
2017 “Seaweed Beds” Rockingham “Castaways” Sculptures on the Beach 
2017 “Wool Story” installation at The Albany Agricultural Show
2017 Bendigo Bank “Great Southern Art Trail”, Solo and Collaborative exhibition
2017 “Dare To Wear” wearable art group exhibition Busselton, Williams and Lake Grace
2017 “Wool Story” exhibition, Vancouver Art Centre, Albany
2017 "Trophy" MIX artists PIAF Great Southern Exhibition
2016 "Gifted" Exhibition and Artist Residency, Mundaring Art Centre
2016 Bendigo Bank “Great Southern Art Trail”, Installation
2016 FORM "Public 2016" in the Great Southern, participating artist
2016 "Square" with PIAF Great Southern, MIX art exhibition
2016 Midland Sculpture in the Park, Avon Descent
2015 Bendigo Bank Southern Art Trail, Gnowangerup
2015 Midland Sculpture in the Park, Avon Descent
2014 Solo exhibition Kurb Gallery
2014 Curtin University Degree Show
2013 Bendigo Bank Southern Art & Craft Trail, Albany and Gnowangerup
2013 City of Stirling Art Award
2013 Cossack Art Award
2013 Artist in Residence at Gnowangerup CRC. Partnership event 
2013 Gomboc Sculpture Park Survey
2013 City of Belmont Art Award
2013 Pinjarra Art Exhibition
2013 Lethbridge Small Scale Art Prize online finalist
2013 City of Wanneroo Art Award
2013 City of Melville Art Award
2013 The Great Southern Art Award, Albany
2012 Abstract Expressions Group Show, Tresillian Community Centre, Perth
2013 Captured Ideas, Myaree
2012 Fremantle Art Centre student exhibition
2012 The Southern Art and Craft Trail, Gnowangerup & Ongerup
2011 “Abstraction” exhibition, 100th Gallery, Prahran, VIC
2011 “Spring” Gnowangerup Exhibition
2011 “This is Me” Ongerup Exhibition

Media

Artists in Residence, Fremantle Art Centre, Golden Wattle Hookers interview. Nov 2018

See Saw Magazine, "Animaze" review. Nov 2018

City of Melville 2018 Community Report cover image featuring "Merge Festival" installation.