Jill K. Jones

Brainwaves Art Studio


About the Artist

Jill Jones

Jill Jones is an award winning, mixed media artist working in acrylics and other water media.  She has participated in juried exhibits, museum shows and solo exhibitions.  Her work is in numerous private collections and appears in magazines and zines.   

 The signature of Jill’s work is the colorful abstraction of images taking the viewer on a journey into realms of expression and imagination.  Acrylics, collage and other water media are layered with pattern, texture and personal symbols to create visions of internal worlds.  Her monotype printmaking is another facet of her mixed media explorations.

Jill is also a certified creativity coach, writer and instructor.  She teaches art and creativity courses and shares her passion for the creative process through her coaching practice, Coach the Arts, www.coachthearts.com

 Jill co-authors "Artist Spotlight" columns that appear weekly in the Press Enterprise.  Jill’s essays and illustrations appear in Kaleidoscope:  Ideas and Projects to Spark Your Creativity, a North Light Book .  She wrote and illustrated the “ARTsparks” column for ARTitude  zine and for several years self-published an art/creativity zine called BrainWaves. 

 Jill lives in sunny Southern California with her encouraging husband, Bill, and an enthusiastically eclectic collection of art. 

Exhibitions, Art Shows and Awards:

Purchase award  National Orange Show  All- California Juried Art Exhibit, 2012

First Place Cash Award  The Arts Colony Gallery "Great Outdoors Juried Show", July 2012

Honorable Mention  National Orange Show  All- California Juried Art Exhibit, 2011

Award of Merit in Mixed Media "Small Works Show" Brandon Gallery, Juried Exhibition,  November 2010

"Impending Sentiment" solo exhibit at Relish in Riverside, April/May 2010

 Artist Of The Year Solo Exhibit April 2009 at Art House Gallery Corona as winner of 2008 Artist of the Year Corona Art Association


“Off the Wall”, 2009, 2010, 2011, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA


Solo Show, “Visual Explorations” at The People’s Gallery, Riverside, CA, September 2008


 Second Place “Small Works Show” at Brandon Gallery, Juried Exhibition, August 2008, Fallbrook, CA


 Monothon Exhibition and Silent Auction, Riverside Art Museum, July-August 2008, Riverside, CA


 Second Place, Open Category, “National Orange Show All-California Juried Art Exhibit”, May 2008, San Bernardino, CA


 “Members Show”, Riverside Art Museum, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, Riverside, CA


  "Artscape" at Riverside County Administration Building, Spring 2008



Riverside Arts Council Board

Riverside Art Museum

Riverside Community Arts Association

The Arts Colony Corona

Fallbrook Art Association

Brandon Gallery, Fallbrook, CA

International Society of Acrylic Painters

National Watercolor Society

e-mail:    JillKJones@sbcglobal.net or Jill@brainwavesart.com


Jill Jones BrainWaves Art Studios, P.O. Box 2530, Corona, CA  92878-2530

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