Jill Allan explores repetition of form, pattern and the impact of light in her glass objects and unique jewelry. Her work is quiet, based in the craft tradition of vessel making and influenced by Scandinavian design. Jill is a graduate of the Alberta College of Art and Design and recently completed an artists’ residency at the Corning Museum of Glass in New York State. She has received numerous awards including the Young Contemporaries Millennium Award 2001 and the Gold Medal for Excellence in Craft at the 2005 Circle Craft Christmas Market.
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