Gill is a well respected artist who has won awards from Creative Scotland, Scottish Borders Council and The National Lottery Fund. After graduating with an honours degree in Sculpture from Cheltenham College of Art in 1989 she has continued to practice art and has exhibited widely. She now lives and works in Scotland.
She is the founder of Allanbank Arts
, an art centre in the Scottish Borders. Before that she was a part time lecturer at Worcester College of Art, Stroud College of Art and Borders College. She was also an artist in residence for Gloucestershire psychiatric services and delivered art groups to mental health patients for seven years.
Gill's work is predominantly contemporary figurative and comprises paintings, drawings and sculptures.
(selected) Awards and Commissions
Creative Scotland Visual Artists Award. 2010/11. Migraine Project.
Awards For All and Eccles and Leitholm Primary School. 2006/7
Commission to build a sculpture for the school grounds.
Art Shape and East Glos NHS Trust. 1996
Commissioned to build a temporary sculpture for Imperial Gardens Cheltenham for the duration of the Literature festival.
East Glos NHS Trust. 1995
Commissioned to produce twelve permanent artworks for a new mental health hospital.
'A Butterfly Collection'
Axiom Centre for Contemporary Art
Member of the Scottish Artist's Union
Member of the Society of Scottish Artists