had a busy graphic design studio in Washington D.C., designing for events, public relations, advertising, corporate a nd political projects...
and something was brewing... she
had a deep yearning,
a need to paint.
illustrated and handlettered for her
"keeping the human touch" in her
In a creative burst, she
pillaged through her
miles of files and piles of pictures of things she
loved, wanted, craved, yearned for.
thought about what made her
laugh, what made her
happy to be surrounded with.
wanted Paris at her
fingertips, flowers that bloom year round, bees that don't sting...so she
hand painted these things on linens so she
could 'have it all.' She
offered them to stores and they ate them up.
After a feature in Victoria Magazine
, orders were overwhelming from shops around the country looking for Jill's
handpainted designs, so she
began licensing her
art to manufacturers.
comes armed with a sense of humor from years of 'combat sarcasm' with her
is genetically programmed with artistic ability from Mom, and formally trained with a degree in Fine Arts, courtesy of Dad.
unique wit and playful illustrative hand offer an original brand of whimsy and creative problem solving.
loves to apply her
talents to a community or philanthropic project.
not designing, she
occasionally does stand-up comedy, has run the Marine Corps Marathon, fosters dogs, and loves to travel.
resides in Charlotte, NC with her
dashing husband, brilliant daughter and Dean Martin, their black lab, whose idea of a dirty martini is pond water.
And the paint flows happily ever after.
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