A former resident of Annapolis, Jill moved to the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 2003 where she is an active member of numerous art organizations including the Mid- Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association, Plein Air Painters of the Chesapeake Bay, the Rehoboth Art League, the Ocean City Center for the Arts, the Academy Art Museum, the Oil Painters of America, and a juried member of the Working Artists Forum.
Jill has competed in a number of juried and non-juried plein air events including Plein Air Easton, Brandywine Valley Plein Air, Artists Paint OC, Paint It! Ellicott City, Harford County Plein Air, and Paint Berlin. She has also exhibited in juried shows with the Working Artists Forum, the Maryland Pastel Society, the Pastel Society of Colorado, the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association, the Ocean City Center for the Arts, and the Annual Oxford Fine Arts Show. A solo show is scheduled for April-May 2020 at the Baltimore World Trade Center.
Her most recent awards include First Place 2019 Plein Air Easton Quick Draw (non-competition artist), The Gino Manelli Award (First Place) 2019 Paint It! Ellicott City, Honorable Mention 2019 Artists Paint OC, Honorable Mention 2019 Quick Draw Artists Paint OC, and Best Nocturne 2018 Artists Paint OC.