An Element of Realism

I have been exploring a potential new direction of my practice to pay tribute to the history of existing spaces that were imagined, built and inhabited, once again they are being transformed and imagined into new places. From the view of my distorted reality I wanted to show the dichotomy and changes of what we…


Abstractions are a series of works that focus on form and symmetry in the built environment where building façades are a key influence in the design. These works were exhibited in the 2017 NZ Art Show, at the TSB Arena in Wellington. See more works here: Abstractions

Artist of the Week – Parkin Drawing Prize

Thanks Parkin Drawing Prize for naming Jillian Whitmore the artist of the week for your blog series. “**ARTIST OF THE WEEK!** Meet Jillian Whitmore from Wellington. A New Zealand Artist pushing the boundaries between art and architecture, Jillian was a finalist in the 2016 Parkin Drawing Prize and her work has featured in Architecture Now…

Sneak Peek

Heres a sneak peek at some of the new works that will be part of the Pigment exhibition at Matchbox Gallery in Wellington. Exhibition opens 28th March at 5:30pm, the show will run until the 16th April.

Slicing compositions

Bridge Form is a new work where the focus is on “slicing” the composition to allow for multiple forms to exist in the one space. Much like in the reality of space there are multiple pieces that join together – not always in a cohesive and harmonious manner.


Sketching can open up creativity allowing exploration into more unusual options and ideas before refining a design for a final watercolour work.

2017 Studio

Back to the studio for another year of creativity and exploration, what will this year bring!

Limited Edition Prints

Limited edition prints for sale of a selection of detailed watercolours. Printed onto A4 watercolour paper and packaged with a cardboard backing board and plastic sleeve. Prints are $30 each excluding shipping, please email Jillian for purchases – Space / Place, 297 x 210mm, Limited Edition Print $30. SOLD OUT Discovering New Forms #3, 245 x…

JUNCTURE in Wanganui Chronicle

Another feature in one of the newspapers in Wanganui. Great to have the support and exposure from the local Wanganui community. See article here –

JUNCTURE Exhibition

JUNCTURE is currently on show at the Fine Arts Whanganui Gallery until 23rd September. The opening was a wonderful night, thanks to everyone who made it such a successful and memorable evening for the artist. The following series of works are included in the exhibition – Embracing Change ‘Where’ Series Patterns of Architecture Pods