Jill Parry

category: Visual,

Contact & Info

Website: http://www.jillparry.com

Phone: 914 698 1925

  • jillparry8@hotmail.com

Artist Statement

I am a visual artist working in mixed media, oils, acrylics and fiber.  I work from my studio in Mamaroneck, NY.  I teach portrait and figure painting classes, Fiber arts, artist critique groups and conduct artist residencies in schools and community centers. http://www.jillparry.com http://www.facebook.com/JILLPARRYSTUDIO

Educational Background

Newport College of Art, Wales, UK. Birmingham College of Art, UK. Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK.

Teaching Artist Experience

My projects have included murals, quilts, fiber arts, sewing, portraits, and indoor and outdoor installations.  

Please contact me for more information.

ArtsWestchester teaching artist residencies include: Williams Elementary School, Mt. Vernon, NY - (Grade 6) plant and animal cell watercolors and felt pillows; ancient Greece, Egypt and China fabric quilts; coordinate plane portraits.  (Grade 3) math fiber arts installation. Paideia School 24, Yonkers, NY - (Grade 3) drawings, collages and fiber mural of land forms and weather conditions. Graham Elementary School, Mt. Vernon, NY - (Grade 4) drawings, collages, and fiber arts pillows on animals and biomes. Grimes Elementary School, Mt. Vernon, NY - (Grade 2) stuffed felt animals and habitats. Enrico Fermi Performing Arts School, Yonkers, NY - (K) fiber arts project on symmetry and the life cycle of the butterfly. Thomas Cornell Academy, Yonkers, NY - (Grade 3) pond ecosystem fiber art project. Williams School, Yonkers, NY - (Grade 6) Mapping Obama. Drawing and the co ordinate plane.


Classes, Workshops