About Jill...

Jill Steenhuis, an Atlanta native, has lived in Aix-en-Provence, France, for over 38 years, painting in the landscape of Provence. After graduating from Sweet Briar College with a BFA in studio art, she attended The Leo Marchutz School of Painting and Drawing in Aix. In the 1980’s and 90’s she had her studio at the Château Noir, where Cézanne had his studio. In 2006 Jill was the Cézanne specialist for the Smithsonian Institute, when they travelled to Aix for the 100th anniversary of Cézanne’s death. Her work is part of the permanent collection of several museums and important private collections in America and in France. The artist resides in a Provencal home in the countryside of Aix with her sculptor husband and three sons.

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