Jill Powers' intriguing fiber panels and vessels are made of plant materials that have been harvested, cooked, cast into shapes, hand painted, and stitched. Her favorite material is a mulberry bark fiber. Jill is also interested in using local fibers and materials collected along Boulder's ditches. Issues related to water in the environment are reflected in her sculptural and installation work. Jill shows her work internationally, and it has been written about in the NY Times. Her work won Best of Show in the Millennium Show at the American Museum of Papermaking in Atlanta.
Jill Powers' work can be viewed at JillPowers.com. She is represented in Santa Fe by the Jane Sauer Gallery and in Los Angeles by the Del Mano Gallery. She is a member of the National Paper Makers Organization and the Art Department faculty at Naropa University.