Jill Basham lives near the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. She is inspired by the big skies and water vista’s. Travel is important to Jill, as she finds varying painting locations fascinating. She works to paint what inspires her the most, hoping to convey the emotional quality of the scene. In addition to brushes and palette knives, Jill will use unconventional tools to get the effect she is looking for. Jill is an artist member of two historic organizations; The Salmagundi Club, NYC, and Washington Society of Landscape Painters, DC, as well as AIS and OPA. She has work in accredited museums, corporate and private collections. Jill has won numerous awards, including having recently won Best of Show in Door County Plein Air; CW Mundy, Judge.