Biography: Jill Hall
Jill Hall was born and raised in Colorado. She has always loved nature, plants, and the natural world. Work in her early years consisted of white-water river raft guiding in Colorado and Montana, working at plant nurseries and floral shops, and making jewelry. She moved to Missoula, Montana to pursue a BFA in fine arts with an emphasis in drawing and painting and to stay close to the Rocky Mountains and rivers she loved. She studied abroad in Italy during college studying art, architecture, and history. Her love of art and history developed even further as well as her love for travel. Jill has continued to stay involved in her art since graduating from the university. She has had several educational positions at the Denver Art Museum teaching people in the gallery about wood inlay furniture making and Japanese Samurai traditions, as well as a art card project she started at Jubilee women's center.
Jill gravitated to the Puget Sound region after falling in love with the landscape on a trip west. She currently resides in Shoreline with her family. She has continued to paint in oil, as well as explore watercolor and photography as additional avenues for expression. She has shown her work in the Seattle area, Colorado, and the mid-west. She was the 2023 poster art winner for the Puget Sound Bird Festival. Her works are on display and for sale at Bench & Board.