About Jill Coughman
Jill Coughman was born in London in 1960 and started drawing whilst travelling as a teenager. She obtained a BA(hons) Degree in Fine Art in 1986 and an MA in Art and Design in 1990, both from Leeds Metropolitan University. Since then, she has taught art from Degree level to beginners in Yorkshire and Devon as well as exhibiting widely in the UK. Her work is in private and public collections. She has fulfilled commissions from Opera North and South West Water, worked as an artist in residence at many schools and has had paintings commissioned as book cover illustrations for a series of academic publications.