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I studied B&W photography for many years, experimenting with advanced printing techniques in a traditional dark room & was successful in exhibiting in galleries in the U.S. & Mexico.  I moved to Mexico in 2003, making a long time avocation into a profession.  I switched to digital in 2007 & find it challenging, with all the myriad manipulations possible.  But, I believe that lessons learned in making B & W images (form & structure & intensity of tones) can also produce better color photos.

Below, are my most notable accomplishments and exhibits.

Most Notable Accomplishments

  • July 2001 - ARC Gallery Mixed Media Show, Chicago, IL

  • July 2002, Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts & Sciences, Third National Juried Competition, selected by Maria Christina Villasenor, Associate Curator, Guggenheim Museum, NY.

  • December, 2002, Di Paolo Gallery, Exhibit of 5 Women Photographers, Ajijic, Mx

  • July 2002, Exhibit of women photographers and artists, Di Paola Gallery, Ajijic, Mx

  • March 2003, Nicole Gallery, Group Show, "A Celebration of Women's Art", Chicago, IL

  • October 2003, Di Paola Gallery, Solo Exhibit, Ajijic, Mx

  • February 2005, Solo Exhibit, The Gathering Place, Ajijic, Mx

  • September 2005, Inclusion in El Libro-Agenda Fotografica, 2006, Rendija Taller, Guadalajara, Mx

  • January 2006, Inclusion in exhibit of photography from Jalisco (curated by the Rendija) in Los Angeles, CA

  • August 2006, Photography featured in an article in the Lake Chapala Review, Ajijic, Mx

  • March 2007, Exhibitor in Non Representational Art Show, Centro Cultural, Chapala, Mx

  • October 2007, Dual exhibit with Marci Boone, Day of the Dead theme, Centro Cultural de Ajijic, Mx

  • February 2008, Center Spread in Lake Chapala Review on my life and photography, Ajijic, Mx

  • March, 2009, Dual photo exhibit, Images of Mexico in Color and Black & White, Centro Cultural, Ajijic Mx

  • March, 2009, Solo Exhibit, Galeria Internacional, Puerto Vallarta, Mx

  • October, 2009, Exhibitor, "Mirando al Sur", WomanMade Gallery, Chicago, IL

  • January 8, 2010 - Dual exhibit with Luis Mancera McCormick, Centro Cultural de Ajijic, Mx

  • Feb 19, 2010, dual photo exhibit at the Ex Convento del Carmen Art Museum, Guadalajara, Mx

  • Fall, 2010, Inclusion in El Libro-Agenda Fotografico 2011, Rendija Taller, Guadalajara, Mx

  • September 2010, Exhibitor in La Colectiva, mixed media, Cultural Center of Ajijic, Mx

  • November 2010 - exhibitor in La Colectiva, Day of the Dead, Cultural Center of Ajijic, Mx

  • December 2010 - Merit Award winner, B & W Magazine Single Image Contest, Issue #80

  • January 2011, Dual Exhibit with Luis M. McComick, Ajijic Cultural Center, Ajijic, Mex

  • Spring, 2012, Director's Choice slide show, Viridian Artists, New York, NY

  • Spring 2012, exhibitor in Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL (Catherine Edelman, Juror)

  • Fall, 2012, invited to participate in Director's Choice print exhibit in November 2012, Viridian Artists, New York, NY

  • Fall 2012, selected for inclusion in B & W magazine mid October for issue on portraiture, children, animals

  • October, 2012 –solo show in Ajijic Cultural Center, Ajijic, Mx

  • Summer, 2013, Julia Margaret Cameron contest: 3 out of 2000 photos submitted nominated for possible award

  • Fall, 2013, 2nd Place, Phoozl contest (online photographic contest)

  • Feb, 2014, 2 photos featured (out of 4000 submitted) included in Black & White magazine, issue #101

  • June, 2014- (1) dual exhibit, Gecko Gallery, Ajijic, Mx and (2) exhibitor Collectiva "Sueños", Cultural Center, Ajijic, Mx.

  • February 2015, two photos selected out of thousands for the 2015 Special Edition of Black & White magazine

  • February 13th, 2015 dual exhibit, Sol Mexicano, Ajijic, Mx

  • March 2015,  exhibitor in Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL, AWARDED JUROR’S CHOICE BY PAUL BERLANGA

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Jill Flyer

Phone: 011-52-376-766-3025
Ajijic / Lake Chapala, Mexico
Se habla español; On parle français; English spoken

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