Jill Parry is an artist who works in a variety of mediums from oils on canvas, works on paper and as a fiber artist. She was born in Wales and studied art and design at Birmingham College of Art in the United Kingdom and additional studies at Slade School of Fine Art in London. Jill has a wide involvement in the arts though her teaching, traveling and exhibiting. She taught textile design at University of Papua New Guinea and ran a workshop and hand painted silks studio at Camden Lock in London. Currently Jill teaches classes in figure painting, conducts artist residencies in schools and community centers and teaches in workshops for arts in education programs. She was recently awarded 50 for 50 artist award for her contribution to the arts in Westchester County, NY Jill’s work has been exhibited at: Katonah Museum of Art, NY. Silvermine Gallery, CT. A.I.R. Gallery, NYC. 90 th Westchester Biennial, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, NY. Benheim Gallery, Greenwich, CT and with the National Association of Women Artists, NYC.