Jill Poyerd brings “peaceful, contemplative moments” to life on the canvas. She approaches the canvas with little preparation, instead allowing herself total freedom to create. Both her watercolor and oil painting works depict gorgeous scenes of nature with a style distinctly her own. Something as common as a tree appears soft and ethereal through Jill’s painterly style.” – UGallery.com
Jill Poyerd is a contemporary realist known for her tranquil subject matter and unique painting style. Her award-winning work can be found in private collections both nationally and internationally. She has been featured in national publications, is the author of the portrait painting book Fearless Portraits, and is a signature member of several prestigious art societies, including the National Watercolor Society. Jill works in both watermedia and oil paints and has exhibited extensively throughout the Mid-Atlantic region as well as in national shows.
In addition to her work as an artist, Jill is an active member of the arts community. She is the founder and current head of the Fine Art Professionals of Northern Virginia (fineartvirginia.com). She is a popular painting instructor on UDemy.com, and she produces art appreciation videos for her highly successful YouTube Channel where her videos inspire and inform an international audience. Jill lives with her husband in Northern Virginia.