Jill is a retired Primary School Teacher with a Graduate Diplomaof Music Education and a Diploma of Visual Art. Having moved to SA in 2012 , Jill is a past member of the Pastel Society of Victoria (PSV) andis now a current member of the Pastel Artists of South Australia (PASA). Jill works from her own photographs in her Stop correcting "preferred" medium of soft pastels and pastel pencils. Her subject matter includes animals andbird life, fungi and flowers( particularly those of Australian eucalypts). She loves to magnify and draw attention to small subjects and their form and colour, revealing that which often goes unnoticed.
Jill as had three successful solo exhibitions and numerous group exhibitions and commissions. Group exhibitions include: Domain House Gallery at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne; Horsham Regional Gallery Victoria; The Grampians travelling exhibition following the devastating 2006 bushfires and also a number of PSV and PASA exhibitions.