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February 25 to March 2, 2019
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Jill MacKay

Jill MacKay Enterprises LLC
Owner
Bellvue, CO
Jill MacKay is an accomplished designer, author and consultant. Her name is
synonymous with innovation and inspiration. Jill MacKay designs product
lines and licenses to national chain stores, manufacturers and television
retailers. Jill is perhaps best known for having been the jewelry designer for
the daytime drama The Guiding Light, and for her work on Paramount
Studio’s Star Trek: The Next Generation. In addition, Jill is a celebrated Arts
in Education (AIE) specialist and working artist having collaborated with
many of our national art institutions and organizations on large-scale
projects and residencies. MacKay also does Art in Public Places large scale,
permanent sculpture installations.

MacKay perpetually shares her vision of the transformational qualities of
creativity and art. She truly believes in the power of creativity to change
lives, help solve social issues, heal hearts and build communities. In her
career Jill has developed creative and arts programing for mental health
rehabilitation centers, homeless and community centers. Jill spent 12 years
as Artist in Residence at the Caring Place; a grieving center for children and
their families who were dealing with the death of loved ones. Jill is
committed to making a difference in the lives of others through creativity.
Jill MacKay is a successful, inspirational, hands-on working artist, designer
with a successful record of contributing to the inspiration of others. 
In
2018 Jill was awarded the prestigious Special Recognition Award from the
Association for Creative Industries for her humanitarian efforts using the
arts to help others. She was also chosen by Colorado Creative Industries to
attend the Colorado Change Leader Institute.
Her main inspirations are the beauty and patterns found in nature. She lives
and works from her home and studio in Bellvue, Colorado.