Jillian Player was born in south India and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She has resided in Victoria, British Columbia since 1987. She has been creating art all her life and completed her formal art education in 2010 with a Post-Diploma in Fine Arts, with a focus in painting and video installation, from the Vancouver Island School of Art.
Her inspiration comes from the land, animals and seas of Vancouver Island, which she translates through the mediums of oil painting, video and installation.
View Jillian's CV here [PDF].