Masters of Science in Medical Illustration, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA. 1997.

Bachelors of Fine Arts, concentration in painting. Boston University, Boston, MA. 1992.


Publications and Exhibitions

  • Curated pop-up art show “This is Where the Magic Begins”. 86 Congress St. Troy, NY. An eight-person fine art show during the holiday season. November 2016.
  • Curated pop-up art show “Hair Spray and Opinions” 86 Congress St. Troy, NY 12180. Thirteen-person multimedia art show with live entertainment. September 2016
  • Three person abstract show at the apartments at “The Shop”. July 2016
  • Two person abstract show, The Spaces Between, Clement Art Gallery, Troy, NY. Sept 26 - October 29 2014.
  • Distinguished Artist in the 70th issue of Art Ascent magazine for the painting titled Desire.
  • 12-person show, Nature as Muse, Clement Art Gallery, Troy, NY. 2014. Featured artist for the website, April 2014.
  • Advertising artwork for Piper Theater’s production of Frankenstein. Brooklyn, NY. 2013
  • Creative Quarterly Vol. 28, Series of paintings titled Dredging placed runner up in the photography category. September 2012.
  • Creative Quarterly Vol. 23. Painting Desire placed runner up in the fine arts category. June 2011.
  • Medical illustrations created for the PBS documentary, The Whisper. The illustrations serve as a visual teaching aid in a film about ovarian cancer. The disease, progression, and treatment. 2010.
  • Featured in the Times Union’s Life@ Home magazine for 2 paintings commissioned to celebrate the Hudson River Valley’s Quadricentennial anniversary. April 2009.
  • Design and painting of the first floor façade at 221 River St. Troy, NY. Including a 14-panel mural of the historic Hudson River. October 2007.
  • Guest artist at The Sage College of Albany. Basic drawing. Fall 2007.
  • Juror for the Salon at the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) National Meeting, Boston, MA. August 2006.
  • Exhibited artwork at the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) National Meeting, Boston, MA. August 2006.
  • • Illustrations created for Corus Pharma’s respiratory drug research and promotion. July 2004.


Professional Organizations

AMI: Association of Medical Illustrators


Proficient in software applications: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash and Muse. Also HTML and CSS.



Oil, Acrylic and Watercolor paint.  Pen and Ink and pencil. House paint, hardware, animal fur, sheep’s wool, hair and anything else available.


Jillian Platt           e-mail:          ph: 518.378.6583