Jill Slaymaker was born in Youngstown, Ohio in 1955, and grew up in Indiana and New Mexico. She received a Masters degree in painting from Texas A & M in 1981. Jill moved to Manhattan in 1982, and lives and works in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood.
Exhibitions of her artwork include the Tate Modern, London; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Dabawenyo Museum, Davao, the Philippines; Davis Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona; Nabi Museum of the Arts, Teaneck, New Jersey, and Port Authority windows, Manhattan. Her digital retrospective was shown at Yellow Fine Arts gallery last year.
Collections include The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Library of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Davis Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, and Caroline Kennedy’s ambassador residence in Tokyo, Japan.
Jill is married to the composer Ned Paul Ginsburg, and they have a son, Alexei, a singer/songwriter in Los Angeles.
Visit Jill’s website here.