Resume

EDUCATION:

Master of Arts, Painting Emphasis, 1986                                                                                     

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI                    

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture Emphasis, 1984

Northern Illinois University

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Education Chair: Chicago Sculpture International, 2015 - 2018

          

ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS:

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

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

                 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Drawing Professor: Sabbatical Replacement, 2016

Oakton Community College, Skokie Campus, Skokie IL                    

 

Art Instructor: Drawing & Painting, 2008 - Present                                           

Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

 

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

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

 

MEMBERSHIP

Chicago Sculpture International, Chicago, IL, 2010 - Present                                                                      

International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ, 2010 - Present 

                               

PUBLIC PROJECTS

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

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 

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                                            

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

Banbury Properties, LLC, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, Arlington Heights, IL, 2000 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

Jill King at the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, Peoria, IL, 2019

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                                                        

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

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, Present - 2009                                                              

Skin & Bones: Surface and Structure, CSI, 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, CSI exhibition, 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, CSI Exhibition 6 to the 3rd, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL, 2010                                            

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

          

PUBLICITY/PUBLICATIONS:

Wescover: https://www.wescover.com/creator/jill-king-studio

Jill King - Chicago Sculptor, https://youtu.be/_ZWjgL5JFDk

Picturing Evanston, 2019, https://picturing-evanston.com/jill,

Voyage Chicago, 2018, http://voyagechicago.com/interview/art-life-jill-king/

Transformative Walls II, Coda Magazine, March 2016, https://www.codaworx.com/project/dusty-rose-the-carrigtons

Suspended in Space II, Coda Magazine, Feb. 2016, https://www.codaworx.com/project/quot-galaxy-quot-de-vos-convention-center-art-prize

 

 

 

 

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