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Hi, I'm Jillian. And I draw pictures.

Jillian Ohl grew up in Winston Salem, NC and studied Art + Design at the College of Design at NC State. She is currently living and working in Raleigh, NC.

My artwork often depicts my thoughts, feelings, and attitudes through collaged imagery, drawing and painting. There is often a loose dream like narrative left to the viewer’s interpretation. I enjoy teetering between the definitions of illustration and fine art while embracing a child-like language using watercolor, acrylic paint, graphite, and ink. Figures, animals and objects are used as symbols as I tend to see personality and expression in everything. My painting and compositions are created in the moment and I never hesitate to produce something to completion, only to cut it up and use the remaining pieces again elsewhere. I have exhibited my paintings throughout North Carolina in addition to accepting commissions and public projects. 

My favorite things are little fluffy dogs, black coffee, white wine, flowers, and a horse of course.


 
 

In 2018 I started my stationary and greeting card business.

You can find my prints and stationary in my online shop, Deco Raleigh, or local craft markets around the Triangle. You can also enroll in one of my drawing or illustration classes at the NC State Crafts Center. 

I am available for commissions and live sketching. Please contact jillianohl@gmail.com