Jillian received her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Philadelphia University in 2002. She worked for several years with an architecture firm in Philadelphia, PA before deciding to pursue other creative interests. She received her MFA in Jewelry + Metals at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI in 2013. Jillian currently lives in Philadelphia where she works as a Museum Installation Design Assistant. She continues to develop her artistic practice and pursue freelance writing opportunities within Philadelphia’s arts community.