graphic design &
visual communication

Jill earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign which included a meaningful semester at the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland. She has been practicing graphic design for 25+ years in Chicago & Honolulu and taught art & design courses at Punahou School and the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. She serves on the board of Ho‘ea—The Foundation and was a Public Director for the Honolulu Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for 2020 and 2021.

National & international awards and recognition:
Applied Arts Annual
Black Book AR100
Chicago Design Archive
Communication Arts
The One Show
The Society of Typographic Arts

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