Jill Hackney grew up in New Orleans where she attended the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA). She went on to study painting and drawing at Louisiana State University where she earned a BFA. Jill was also awarded a scholarship and spent a semester at the Cleveland Institute of Art where she studied painting. Upon completion of her BFA she worked as a photographer, high school art teacher, and
Leisure Course art teacher at Louisiana State University.
In 1997 Jill was a founding member of Studio 801, an artist cooperative in Baton Rouge, which exhibited tri-annually. Twice during her stay at Studio 801 she presided as president of the board. Currently, Jill is president of the board of NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, a non-profit arts organization in Arnaudville, Louisiana dedicated to providing a stage/platform/gallery for creative living by facilitating community, economic, and
Jill has continuously maintained a studio space, working and professionally exhibiting since 1997. She is currently working in the media of oil paint. Jill focuses on still life and waterscapes as subject matter for her work. Jill currently exhibits with Duane Reed Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri, Ann Connelly Fine Art in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Harris Gallery in Houston, Texas, and Blue Gallery in Three Oaks, Michigan. She also shows with Melissa Morgan
Fine Art in Palm Desert, California.
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