Jill Hackney

A native of New Orleans, Jill Hackney studied painting at The Cleveland Institute of Art and  Louisiana State University, where she earned her BFA. She is a founding member is Studio 801, an artists’ cooperative in Baton Rouge. Best known for her still lifes, her focus is to show light’s impact on her subjects through layers of vertical and linear strokes. Using the natural texture of the wood she paints on, each painting is approached with a sense of nostalgia. The end effect is a union of the senses, which awakens feelings of joy, serenity, and peace.

Education
1986 - 91 BFA, Painting and Drawing, Louisiana State University
1989-90   Cleveland Institute of Art

Selected Exhibitions
2014  Building 98, Marfa, TX
2013  Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2012  The Gallery at Manship Theater, Baton Rouge, LA
2010  Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2009  Olgivie/Pertl Gallery, Chicago, IL
          Steeple View Gallery, Arnaudville, LA
2008  Harris Gallery, Houston, TX
2007  Blue Gallery, Three Oaks, MI
          Xen Gallery, St. Louis, MO
          Ann Connelly Fine Art, Baton Rouge, LA
2006  Harris Gallery, Houston TX
          Grand Contemporary, Lafayette, LA
2005  Grand Contemporary, Lafayette, LA
          Ann Connelly Fine Art, Baton Rouge, LA
          Grand Contemporary, Lafayette, LA
2004  Ann Connelly Fine Art, Baton Rouge, LA
          Weekend Living in Montecito Design Showhouse
2000  Ann Connelly Fine Art, Baton Rouge, LA

Selected Collections

Westin Resort, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Cadence Bank, Houston, TX
Renaissance Hotel, Baton Rouge, LA
Ritz Carlton, Naples FL
Iberia Bank, Baton Rouge, LA
Bonnet Creek Hilton Hotel, Orlando, FL
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Baton Rouge, LA
Turner Industries, Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Selected Publications
2011  Country Roads Magazine
2009  Art in America
2008  Art Galleries and Artists of the South
2006  Illuminations: Expressions of the
          Personal Spiritual Experience
          Southern Accent Magazine
2004  Country Roads Magazine Cover, November ‘04 issue
          Traditional Home Magazine

 

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