Created and Sold by Jill King Studio

Jill King Studio

Whirled

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Purchased through the Illinois Arts and Architecture Program. Installed at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. Based on images of hurricanes. Created out of wire, fiberglass, pigments, 5' Diameter x 20"D.

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Jill King Studio

Meet the Creator

I create my sculptures by drawing gesturally with wire or steel rods- twisting, melting and manipulating, until the armature speaks to me. These three dimensional artworks are formed by stretching a strudy, opaque material over a linear steel construction. My airy artworks look like floating, celestial cloud formations that have come to life in three dimensions.

Jill King is a Chicago born artist who has been creating Sculpture and Public Art in Chicagoland and beyond, for nearly three decades. Her artworks have been exhibited in private and public spaces such as; The Harris Theater- Millennium Park- Chicago, The Garfield Park Conservatory, Art Prize- Grand Rapids, MI, and The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago. She has also been commissioned to create Public Sculpture for several indoor venues; The Lorraine Morton Civic Center in Evanston, IL, Richland College, Decatur, IL, and Lewis University (Science Building), Romeoville, IL. King lives with her husband and daughter in Evanston, Illinois where she prolifically creates in her studio.