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Master of Arts, Painting Emphasis, 1986                                                                                     

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI                    


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture Emphasis, 1984

Northern Illinois University


Alma Art+Interiors, 3636 S, Iron St., Chicago, IL, 2023-2022

Spring Board Arts, 1910 W. North Ave, Chicago, IL, Start date: June 2020

Space 900, Core Member, 816 Dempster St, Evanston, IL. (The gallery provides core members and

other artists in the community exhibition opportunities and performance space), 2018- 2021


Education Chair: Chicago Sculpture International, 2015 - 2018



Helen Coburn Meier and Tim Meier Charitable Foundation for the Arts, 2017                               

Art Comes Alive, Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH - National Competition, 2014             



Fusion Academy, Art Teacher-Junior High and High School, Evanston IL, 2020-2021

Drawing Professor: Sabbatical Replacement, 2016

Oakton Community College, Skokie Campus, Skokie IL                    


Art Instructor: Drawing & Painting, 2008 - 2020                                          

Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL


Art Instructor, Sculpture in Mixed Media, Summer 2019 - 2020

The Art Center Highland Park, Highland Park, IL.


Interactive Arts Tour Guide, Art Instructor, 1998 - Present

Art Encounter, Non-Profit, Arts Enrichment Organization, Evanston, IL.


Director/Instructor: Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media Sculpture, 2009 - 2015

Artist Seeds, Evanston, IL



Chicago Sculpture International, Chicago, IL, 2010 - Present                                                                      

International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ, 2010 - Present 



Blue Rose, Wall sculpture/installation created for Mather Tysons, 7901 Branch Dr. #110, Mclean VA, Commissioned by Studio121 Nashville TN, 2024

Fantastical Forest, Finalist, Whitlock Elementary School Discovery Center, Commissioned by Department of General Services, DC, 2023

White Rabbit, 8’ suspended leaping rabbit created for the BD|NY convention and the Javits Center, Manhattan, NY, Commissioned through Farmboy International Art Advisory, Vancouver BC. Created for Simeone Deary Design Group,  November, 2023.

Iron Rose, Installation, Charleston Mills Hotel, Charleston, SC, Commissioned through Soho Myriad, Atlanta GA, 2022

Interconnections, Permanent Sculptural Wall Installation, Meta Data Center, Dekalb IL, 2022

Cosmic Roses, Commission through Marc-Michaels Interior Design, Inc. Winter Park Florida, 2022

Nebula, suspended sculpture, Student Success Center, Richland College, Decatur, IL, 2019      

Water Whirled, Finalist, indoor suspended sculpture, University of North Florida,  Jacksonville FL, 2018                

Whirled, suspended sculpture, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL, 2017           

Fall Gallery Walk, custom pieces for Toto- River North Design District, Chicago, 2017     

Evanston Odyssey, permanent sculptural, light installation, Lorraine Morton Civic Center, Evanston IL, 2017

Asteroid, suspended sculpture, Lewis University Science Building, Romeoville, IL, 2016                  

Food As Art - Chicago Gourmet, 8 piece suspended installation, Harris Theater, Millennium Park Chicago, IL 2016 

Galaxy & Whirled, Art Prize, Convention Center, Grand Rapid Public Museum, MI, 2011 & 2013                            

Form in Flora I, II, and III, Lincoln Park, Garfield Park Conservatories, Chicago, IL, 2010 & 2012        

Cool Globes, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Field Museum, 2007                                            

Life Cycles, Finalist: Chicago CTA, Arts-In-Transit Program, CTA Kimball Station - exterior wall, Chicago, IL 2006                 

Comedia Delle Arte Murals, Banbury Properties, LLC, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, Arlington Heights, IL, 2000 



Jill King at the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, Peoria, IL, May, 2020

Whirleds, Guest Artist/Speaker at Adlai Stevenson High School, Libertyville, IL, 2019

Real or Imagined- Jill King and Joanna Pinsky, Space 900 Gallery, Evanston, IL, 2018                                                               

Jill King- Faith, Form and Fate, Lewis University, Romeoville, 2016

Jill King, Eye on Art Gallery, Carmel, IN, 2014                                                                                                                    

Jill King- Whirleds and Works, Orland Park Library, Orland Park, IL, 2011                                                 

Jill King & Students, Art Under Glass, City of Evanston, IL, 2010                                                                

Jill King New Life Forms, Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2000 - 2001                           

A Change in Momentum, Chicago, IL, 1995                  

Jill King Recent Drawings, Morton College, Cicero, IL, 1993                                                                         

Chalice, Eastern Illinois University, Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL, 1993                                           

Jill King Recent Works, Wright Street Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, 1989                                                        



Color and Form, CSI Exhibition, Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at the College of Lake County, 2023

Alma Art +Interiors, Chicago, IL, 2022/23Alm

Craft Invitational, Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, Iowa, 2022

Constructed Visions, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2019-2020

Summer Works- Nearly Four Decades Later, Space 900 Gallery, Evanston IL, 2019

Art Attitude, Three person invitational at Workshop 4200, Chicago IL, 2019

Core Member, group shows, Space 900 Gallery, Evanston, IL, 2018 - Present

Faculty Exhibitions, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL. & The Art Center Highland Park, IL, 2009-Present                          

Skin & Bones, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston IL, 2017                                 

River North Gallery Walk, Benefits the River North Design District, Exhibited at Toto, 500 N. Wells,

Curated by Daniel Kinkade Fine Arts, 2017                                                                                

Interaction, Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL, 2017                        

Metal+, A four person invitational exhibition, Lill Street Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2017                            

Making Nature, Northeastern IL. University, Chicago IL, 2016                                                                    

CSI Themes in Contemporary Sculpture, Foster Gallery, Univ. of Wisc. Eau Claire, 2015                    

Sculpture Invasion, Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton College, Des Plaines, IL, 2015  

Chicago Sculpture International (CSI), Lewis University, Romeoville, IL, 2015                                          

R^4-Recycled/Reclaimed/Reused/Recrafted, Nicholas Conservatory, Rockford IL, 2014                   

Experiences of War, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY, 2014                                                                    

Spiritus, Mary-Frances & Bill Veeck Gallery, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL, 2013               

Art Prize (Top 100), Convention Center, Grand Rapids MI, 2013                                                  

Chicago Sculpture International, The Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2013                                    

Out of Darkness Comes Light, The Project Room Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2013                                          

Form in Flora, Garfield Park and Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago, IL, 2010 - 2012                       

Process of Scale, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago IL, 2012                                                

Six to the Third, CSI exhibition, Expo Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, 2012                                           

Art Prize (national competition), Grand Rapids Public Museum, MI, 2011 

Artropolis, 6 to the 3rd, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL, 2010                                            

Art Loop Open, Chicago Artists Coalition event, Palmer House, Chicago, IL, 2010                           




Jill King - Chicago Sculptor,

Picturing Evanston, 2019,,

Voyage Chicago, 2018,

Transformative Walls II, Coda Magazine, March 2016,

Suspended in Space II, Coda Magazine, Feb. 2016,




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