Jill Daniels is a multi Emmy-winning art director, visual storyteller, painter, and Emmy-nominated producer based in Pasadena, California. She was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, where her love for art was nurtured from a young age.
Daniels received her BFA from Pepperdine University in 1988 and participated in an exchange program at Universitat Heidelberg in Germany in 1986. She then went on to attend the Art Center College of Design from 1988 to 1990.
Throughout her career, Daniels has worked on numerous award-winning productions, including hit TV shows and movies. Her talent as an art director has earned her multiple Emmy awards, while her work as a visual storyteller and producer has garnered her an Emmy nomination.
In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, Daniels is also an accomplished painter. Her work explores the idea of home and the objects that make up the places where we live. In her series "The Domestic Collection," she presents the object as a romantic proposal, suggesting that these basic elements of our daily existence can guide us in our earthly life and transport us to a higher plane.
One of her notable works is "Then I saw you...", a series of six 9" x 9" paintings featuring a simple chair representing a series of oceans that symbolize the human life cycle. The work reflects Daniels' belief that the human eye cannot capture True North but is only known by the heart.
Jill Daniels continues to create thought-provoking works of art while significantly contributing to the entertainment industry.