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The Little Owl in the Big City illustrated by Jill is now available for pre order here for release on 11/2/21.

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The Zellige Artist
The Zellige Artist

Oil on Masonite 12" x 9" Fes, Morocco SOLD 2020

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Into the Light
Into the Light

Oil on Masonite 24" x 18 " Khan Al Khalili Cairo, Egypt

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Hajja
Hajja

Oil on Masonite 11"x14" Marrakesh, Morocco $1,200

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Women of the Blue Pearl
Women of the Blue Pearl

Oil on Wood 30 x 30" 2019 Chefchaouen, Morocco

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Moineaux Curieux
Moineaux Curieux

Oil on Masonite 20 x 16" 2019 Fez, Morocco

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Merzouga Night
Merzouga Night

Oil on Masonite 20 x 16" 2019 Merzouga, Morocco SOLD

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Jameela
Jameela

Oil on Masonite 20 x 16" 2019 Chefchaouen, Morocco

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El Guajiro
El Guajiro

Oil on Masonite 9 x 11" 2018 Somewhere between Havana and Viñales, Cuba $1,500

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El Granjero de Tabaco
El Granjero de Tabaco

Oil on Masonite 11 x 9" 2018 Viñales, Cuba $1,500

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Dominó al Atardecer
Dominó al Atardecer

Oil on Masonite 9 x 16" 2018 Havana, Cuba $1,600

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Paseo Dominical
Paseo Dominical

Oil on Masonite 7 x 4" 2018 Havana, Cuba $400

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Tomates Pequeño
Tomates Pequeño

Oil on Masonite 7 x 4.25" 2018 Havana, Cuba $350

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Azul 42
Azul 42

Oil on Masonite 7.25 x 4" 2018 Havana, Cuba $400

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El Frutero
El Frutero

Oil on Masonite 12 x 10" 2018 Havana, Cuba $1,800

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Los Tres Músicos
Los Tres Músicos

Oil on Masonite 6 x 14" 2018 Havana, Cuba $1800

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Torcedor
Torcedor

Oil on Masonite 9 x 6" 2018 Viñales, Cuba SOLD

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Barrio Chino
Barrio Chino

Oil on Masonite 9 x 12" 2018 Chinatown, Havana, Cuba $1850

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Town Church, St. Peter Port
Town Church, St. Peter Port

Watercolor 14x11" 2017 Isle of Guernsey SOLD

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Binnen Dommersstraat
Binnen Dommersstraat

Acrylic on Board 18 x 24" 2017 Amsterdam, Netherlands $2,000

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Royal Street
Royal Street

Mixed Media 10 x 8" 2017 New Orleans, Louisiana

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Tropical Isle
Tropical Isle

Colored Pencil 10.5 x 8.5" 2016 New Orleans, Louisiana SOLD

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Bourbon House
Bourbon House

Colored Pencil 10.5 x 8.5" 2016 New Orleans, Louisiana SOLD

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Clover Grill
Clover Grill

Colored Pencil 8.5 x 10.5" 2016 New Orleans, Louisiana $300

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Bourbon Street
Bourbon Street

White Charcoal 24 x 18" 2016 New Orleans, Louisiana SOLD

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Bonanza Shooting Gallery
Bonanza Shooting Gallery

Watercolor 18 x 24" 2016 Coney Island, New York SOLD

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Coney Island Arcade
Coney Island Arcade

Watercolor 24 x 18" 2016 Coney Island, New York

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Clams & Beer
Clams & Beer

Watercolor 24 x 18" 2016 Coney Island, New York

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Astroland Arcade
Astroland Arcade

Watercolor 24 x 18" 2016 Coney Island, New York

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Dante's Inferno
Dante's Inferno

Watercolor 18 x 24" 2016 Coney Island, New York

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Shoot the Freak
Shoot the Freak

Watercolor 18x 24" 2016 Coney Island, New York

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Grill House
Grill House

Watercolor 24 x 18" 2016 Coney Island, New York

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Gregory & Paul's
Gregory & Paul's

Watercolor 16 x 24" 2016 Coney Island, New York

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Asbury Park Paintings

 
The Casino
The Casino

Asbury Park, New Jersey India Ink & Watercolor $350

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Madam Marie's
Madam Marie's

Acrylic on Paper Asbury Park, NJ 8x8 $250

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Old Carousel House Window
Old Carousel House Window

Watercolor & Ink Asbury Park, NJ 8x8 $200

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The Carousel
The Carousel

Asbury Park, NJ SOLD

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Thom McAn
Thom McAn

Watercolor & Ink Asbury Park, NJ 8x8 $200

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Serpents Over Convention Hall
Serpents Over Convention Hall

Acrylic, Watercolor & Ink Asbury Park, NJ 8x8 $200

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Late Day Carousel
Late Day Carousel

Asbury Park, NJ SOLD

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The Lanes
The Lanes

Acrylic on Paper Asbury Park, NJ 8x8 $250

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The Stone Pony
The Stone Pony

Acrylic on Paper Asbury Park, NJ 8x8 SOLD

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Travel Art

A collection of paintings inspired by international travel

 

Travel Photography

Lisbon, Portugal
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Fes, Morocco
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Havana, Cuba
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The Tannery, Fes, Morocco
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Chefchaoue, Morocco
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Chefchaoue, Morocco
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Merzouga, Morocco
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Marrakesh, Morocco
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Merzouga, Morocco
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Torcedor, Vinales, Cuba
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Azul, Havana, Cuba
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Lisbon, Portugal
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About

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The very differences which humanity should embrace are disappearing at a rapid rate.  Why travel anywhere if everything is the same?  My work celebrates the places where, despite modernization, the vibrant simple life continues as it has for generations.  The sun-kissed smile of a fishmonger negotiating the terms of his next sale on the docks; a lone man repairing his weathered boat using techniques his grandfather taught him; a son watching his mother make Argan oil with a slate and her bare hands.  These are the quintessential moments of my travels, the vocations that have existed for thousands of years that are being threatened with extinction.

The American Regionalist painters have fascinated me since I was a child. Benton, Curry, Marsh, Soyer — their works show a simpler America that has been long forgotten. The world is changing and ancient traditions are disappearing rapidly.  In the meantime, I aspire to paint as much of it as possible.

 

All works are available in print form.  Prices vary by size and individual requests.  Please email jill.alexander@gmail.com with any inquiries and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

 
 
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News and Upcoming Events

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Join Santa and Jill for a special reading and signing of "Little Owl in the Big City" December 15th 3:30 pm at the Sea Girt Library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAST EVENTS

Jill's work "The Women of the Blue Pearl" has been featured in the Art Educators of New Jersey's 2020 Member Exhibit.

 

Jill's work appeared on a NJ News Channel 12 feature on the impact the Covid-19 Virus has had on galleries and artists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three of Jill's paintings have been selected to the"Women's Work" exhibition at Gallery 629 in Asbury Park.  The opening reception will be March 7th from 7-10 pm 629 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park. Most artists will be attending the opening, and this event is free and open to the public. The exhibit will be on display from March 7 through April 27.  Gallery hours vary, and it is suggested to call ahead for hours of operation: (908) 278-159

 

This exhibit, titled “Women’s Work” will be a showcase of art in different media from artists across the country. 2020 is the 100-year anniversary of the Suffrage Movement in America. To honor this occasion, most of the art chosen for this exhibit is focused on women’s rights, past and present. This exhibit celebrates women and portrays gender equality as well as gender stereotypes, and brings awareness to oppression and objectification of women which still exists today. 

Jill's art will appear at the John Peto Museum as a part of the Trompe-l'oeil meets Realism Show,  Reception September 20th 6-8 pm at the Peto Museum in Island Heights. Her art will be displayed at the Peto Museum from September 20th until December 15th 2019.

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