Part-time Associate Teaching Professor
A fine art and editorial photographer, Jill has taught handcoloring, non-silver techniques and digital classes at schools in NYC, throughout the USA and Europe. Her work is in the collections of The Amon Carter Museum, RJ Reynolds Co., Southeast Banking Corp., Museo de Arte Moderno de Medell'n in Colombia, The Boca Raton Museum of Art and many other corporate and private collections. Jill received a faculty development grant from The New School to produce a new body of work using the wet collodion technique. The images of immigrants to the USA will be at Ellis Island in late 2009. Jill's work was one of 42 images selected from thousands on file with the city through the HERE IS NEW YORK Archive to commemorate the fifth anniversary of 911. The prints hung along the fence surrounding Ground Zero in Manhattan for a year.Her book Photo-Imaging - A Complete Guide To Alternative Processes won the Golden Light Award for Best Technical Book in 2002. It is now out of print, but Jill is working on an updated version, which will be out soon.Jill's hand painted work is part of a traveling exhibition that starts in the fall of 2009 and travels throughout 2011. Updates will be posted on her website.In September, 2009, Jill will have her Immigrant portraits up at Ellis Island during a special event for Upwardly Global, a group that helps immigrants learn interviewing skills and other techniques for getting jobs in this country.