Jill’s Bio

Jill Tanenbaum

Jill started working with fused glass in 2003 at Glen Echo, Maryland. Currently, she is a member of the co-op contemporary Waverly Street Gallery in Bethesda, Maryland. She also sells her work at several other galleries around DC.

Waverly Street Gallery is one of the Washington D.C. Metro area premier art galleries featuring contemporary visual artists working in a wide range of media. Gallery artists include painters, printmakers, sculptors, ceramic artists, photographers and jewelers. Monthly exhibitions showcase original artwork in many genres including representational, impressionistic and abstract art.

Jill’s work has been exhibited at Gallery Plan b in Washington, DC, The Glenview Mansion Rockville, MD., Glen Echo Popcorn Gallery and the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo, MD., The Belmont-Sewall House on Capitol Hill, DC, Art & Sole Show at the Srathmore Hall in Bethesda, the Strathmore Winter show in the Mansion, the Ratner Museum in Bethesda, NIH, The Bethesda Library, Progressions Salon in Rockville, MD., The Huckleberry Fine Art Gallery in Rockville, MD., Weisser Glass Studio, Kensington, MD.,  JRA Day at the Womens Club of Chevy Chase, Durant Arts Center in Alexandria, VA, The Kramer Gallery in Silver Spring, The Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Exhibition and IONA Gallery in Washington, DC.

Jill is a member of NCAGG (National Capital Arts Glass Guild), an organization of local Washington, DC glass artisans, The James Renwick Alliance, an independent national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing scholarship and education for contemporary American craft,  supporting activities directed toward this purpose, and to encouraging connoisseurship and collecting, and the MFA, Maryland Federation of Artists.

Jill has a fused glass studio in her home in Bethesda, MD. In addition to exhibiting and selling her glass work, she designs glass commissions and teaches fused glass classes.

Jill has a BA in Studio Art, and a Masters Degree in Publications Design and has owned and operated an award winning marketing, advertising and graphic design firm since 1982 in Bethesda, Maryland. Clients have included the US Postal Service, AOL, Johns Hopkins University, Gallaudet University and NIH. Her work has been published internationally. She is a past resident artist at the Art Glass Center at Glen Echo, where she taught classes, hosted open studios, and sold her work in the gallery.