Biography

Jill London is a visual artist working out of two studios: The Lower East Side of New York City and Lake County, CA.

She has been working on drawings and paintings over the last 35 years and has shown her paintings and works on paper both internationally and here in the states.

Art works are in both private and public collections throughout the country and in Spain, Italy and Japan. The work is both in private and corporate collections in and out of New York City.

The focus of her work is the building of a language of mark making and calligraphy. The Oak Gall Grant is a wonderful direction combining history and art making techniques and visual language.

Gilding is part of the vocabulary that is used to bring light and illumination into the image plane.

Jill London works in education by focusing classes on technical proficiency with Gold leaf, gilding and painting. She has worked for the Society of Gilders having spent 15 years as the Education Chair, as well as teaching at the Smithsonian and other national conferences.

Part of her time is spent during the year working on large scale architectural gilding projects including; The General Sherman sculpture, Nascar Hall of Fame, The New York Life Insurance Co., Union Train Station in Washington, DC, The Eisenhower Executive Office Building and the Orange County Performing Arts Center to name a few.