About

I am a visual artist who works with words and images. My recent interests have lead me to create video poems combining images and text. You can view my YouTube channel here.

You can view my photographs at

https://www.flickr.com/people/jillashforth/

You can view my Vimeo channel at

http://vimeo.com/user46614374

Post Graduate Qualifications:

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling at Edinburgh University

Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Studies at Edinburgh University

Post Graduate Certificate in Primary Teaching at the Northern College of Aberdeen.

Qualifications:

BA HONS in Drawing and Painting at Edinburgh College of Art

I am a counsellor and artist with a studio at my home in Edinburgh.

July 2005 – Group exhibition at ARC Gallery, Chicago

July 2006 – Solo exhibition at Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

September 2006 – Group exhibition at Artisanat Gallery, Perth

January 2007 – Group exhibition at Fisher Studio Gallery, Pittenweem

March 2007 – Group exhibition at R.S.A., Edinburgh

August 2007 – Group exhibition at Phoenix Gallery, Edinburgh

August 2007 – Group exhibition at Jerdan Gallery, Crail

October 2007 – Joint exhibition at Phoenix Gallery, Edinburgh

January 2008 – Solo exhibition at the Meffan Gallery, Forfar, Angus

January 2008 – Group exhibition at the Falle Art Gallery, Jersey

April 2008 – Solo exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery, Weismill, Shetland

May 2008 – Solo exhibition at the Loft Gallery, St Margaret’s Hope, Orkney

October 2008 – Solo exhibition at Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

November 2008 – Group exhibition at Alpha Art Gallery, Edinburgh

March 2009 – Group exhibition at Flaubert Gallery, Edinburgh

March 2010 – Group exhibition at Adam House, Edinburgh

June 2010 – Group exhibition at Galeria Artelibre, Zaragoza

October 2010 – Solo exhibition at Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

October 2012 – Solo exhibition at Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

November 2013 – Group exhibition at Bonhams, Edinburgh

August 2014 – Group exhibition at Bonhams, Edinburgh

October 2014 – Group exhibtion at Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

May 2016 – Solo exhibition at Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh

August 2016 – Group exhibition at Bonhams, Edinburgh

August 2017 – Group exhibition at Thomson’s Land, Edinburgh University

July 2018 – Joint exhibition at Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh

June 2020 – solo online exhibition, Making my Mark: Words and Images

June 2021 – solo online exhibition, Air and Space

June 2022 – solo online exhibition, Colour

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