"Characterization is exceptional; both grandmothers sparkle. Spikes of humor, brilliant descriptive passages. . .all contribute to a memorable thought-provoking novel.  "

Voya

About Jill

 

Jill Althouse-Wood

 

Jill Althouse-Wood grew up in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. After graduating from the University of Delaware with a BFA in Fine Arts, Jill returned to Pennsylvania where she enjoyed a fifteen-year career as a textile designer.

The Book

Summers at Blue Lake book cover

She thought that her family was an open book, without secrets. Even as a child, Barbara Jean Ellington knew her grandmothers were lesbians, a truth they never concealed.

Paintings

Paintings

Paintings by artist Jill Althouse-Wood

[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_little-dancer-1_jpg_jpg.jpg]1210LITTLE DANCER 1
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (18 x 24in) Private Collection. Giclee Available
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_little-dancer-2_jpg_jpg.jpg]250LITTLE DANCER 2
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (18 x 24in) Private Collection
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_little-dancer-3_jpg_jpg.jpg]190LITTLE DANCER 3
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (18 x 24in)
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_brown-ballerina_jpg.jpg]240BROWN BALLERINA
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (18 x 24in) Private collection
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_little-ballerina-5_jpg.jpg]160LITTLE DANCER 5
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (18 x 24in)
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_sleeping-ballerina_jpg.jpg]160SLEEPING BALLERINA
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (18 x 24in) Giclee Available
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_advent_jpg_jpg.jpg]400ADVENT
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (20 x 16 in)
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_modern-madonna_jpg_jpg.jpg]180MODERN MADONNA
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (24 x 30in)
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_rhythm-1_jpg_jpg.jpg]160RHYTHM 1
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (24 x 18in)
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_rhythm-2_jpg_jpg.jpg]120RHYTHM 2
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (24 x 18in) Private collection
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_being-venus_jpg_jpg.jpg]240BEING VENUS
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (24 x 30 in) Private collection
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_candle-meditation_jpg.jpg]210CANDLE MEDITATION
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (24 x 18 in) Private collection
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_along-the-seine_jpg.jpg]290ALONG THE SEINE
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (24 x 18in)
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_paris-pont-dalma_jpg_jpg.jpg]160PARIS, PONT D'ALMA
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (24 x 18in)
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_golden-gate-bridge_jpg_jpg.jpg]190GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (24 x 18in)
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_labyrinth-1_jpg_jpg.jpg]180LABYRINTH 1
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (36 x 24in)
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_labyrinth-2_jpg_jpg.jpg]160LABYRINTH 2
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (36 x 24in)
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_labyrinth-3_jpg_jpg.jpg]160LABYRINTH 3
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (40 x 30in) Private collection
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_leaning-figure_jpg_jpg.jpg]150LEANING FIGURE
Latex & Ceramic Paint on Canvas (18 x 24in)
[img src=http://jillalthousewood.com/wp-content/flagallery/paintings/thumbs/thumbs_daisies-in-blue-bottles-triptych_jpg_jpg.jpg]170DAISIES IN BLUE BOTTLE TRIPTYCH
Acrylic on Canvas (12 x 36in each)

 

 

 

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