OIL, LITHOGRAPHY, WATERCOLOR... Explore Jill’s Universe of Painting.

img_0855 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". Discover Jill's artwork...

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  • My Silk Story

    My Silk Story

      It all started 17 years ago when I bought my first Van Gogh silk scarf of the Irises from the Musee d’Orsay shop. I was always disappointed with the postcards and posters of the great master works. The reproductions were so poor, never like the painting I had just seen. Then I discovered the ... Read more- Read More...
  • A Letter from Camp Desoto

    A Letter from Camp Desoto

    Dear Friends, I’m at Camp Desoto and I wish you were here. Camp is just as much fun as I remember it. Phil and Marsha have pulled out all the stops to make our painting retreat one to remember. And boy will we remember it! Each meal we eat together at a long table in ... Read more- Read More...
  • Spiritual Retreat at Camp Desoto

    Spiritual Retreat at Camp Desoto

    The idea came about when some Camp Desoto “girls” attended my oil painting workshop in Provence a few years ago. You see, once a girl spends a month on Lookout Mountain at Camp Desoto, she becomes a Desoto girl. No matter where life takes her, with the familiar melody of a song, the smell of ... Read more- Read More...