Jill presents a nostalgic image of herself and her sisters in their early years. This reflection on a childhood memory allowed Jill to work through trauma caused by the loss of her sister to cancer. The process of applying acrylic and oils on slate experimenting with laying is addictive in its quality. This intensive approach acted as a therapy. In using monochrome palette Jill believes a greater connection is made with the viewer and reflects the nostalgic feelings being explored.

Vintage #slate from #Wales … Coalface connections my hard working dad


Prep slate,plastic paint and glasses let’s not leave the brushes behind ,cut perpex palette draw out the form from the darkness .


With patience the sculptor works with his bare hands, he shapes the earth.
The poet with words we can not say but desperate to share our poets pave the way.
An actor must see someone else in the mirror we have to make sure it is us we see.
Why is the artist never afraid to dirty her hands with the ordinary materials
about her?
Why is the artist able to plod along unromantically with his clay or her textiles or her blue prints ?
The musician warms the instrument to you
music transfers the deepest of emotions he speaks
Freedom of spontaneity
Invigorating us and the beholder
Is there not always joy.