Jill Erickson is a jewelry maker, writer, and teacher. She earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in painting and drawing which provide the foundation for her explorations in making jewelry with a variety of materials and media. Jill's work is influenced by her interests in graphic art, printmaking, bookmaking, photography, lapidary, and natural history. She has over 20 years of experience teaching art workshops to students of all ages and is a former associate editor at Art Jewelry
magazine. Jill's how-to project articles have been published in books, magazines, and special interest publications for jewelry making enthusiasts.