OIL, LITHOGRAPHY, WATERCOLOR…
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Jill Steenhuis is an American-born French Impressionistic painter based in the South of France. Specializing in oil painting, lithography and watercolor, Jill captures the essence of Provence with her own personal poetry and vibrant energy.
“In my painting, the catalyst is nature. Through the act of painting, my soul engages in a dialogue”.
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Poppy Profusion for Painting Workshops

SPRINGTIME IN PROVENCE — An unusually rainy spring led to more bountiful flowers in the landscape for my two oil-painting workshops in May. In spite of some rainy days, we journeyed out en plein air to experience nature and allow our inner poetry to emerge on the canvas.

Steenhuis Ruffato Family Aix-hibition

ANCIENT SPACES SHOWCASE BRAND NEW ART — Once again we are thrilled to be exhibiting our work in the beautiful Galerie de la Prévôté here in Aix. The 11th century building and courtyard, nestled just under the magnificent Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur, is an oasis from the bustling streets of Aix and a …

Jill and Sergio – 2018 Spring Tour

French-based artist Jill Steenhuis arrives in the U.S. this spring, bringing in her bags the sun and skies of Provence. In Aix-en-Provence, where Jill has lived and painted for over three decades, spring comes early, with the budding of almond trees, streaky crimson-slate sunsets, whiffs of wild thyme and rosemary, the …

2018 Greetings from Aix

As some of you already know, in France it is bad luck to send your New Year's greetings before the new year has begun & then you have until January 31 to do it. Having adopted the French ways that suit me, this is one that I like. “Here’s my secret, …

Jill Selected by The Salmagundi Club – NYC

From January 29-February 15, 2018, the Salmagundi Club in New York will be showing Jill's lithograph “The Sower Went Forth to Sow” in their competitive Printmaking Exhibition.