Jillian Sortore

Professor of Instruction, Sculpture and Metals, Art and Art History

Jillian Sortore


Jillian Sortore received her MFA from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2010 and her BFA in Jewelry Design and Metals from Pittsburg State University in 2006. She has an extensive exhibition record, and her work can be found in publications such as 500 Rings, The Art of Jewelry; Plastic and Resin, and Art Jewelry magazine. A variety of materials inform her work, which ranges from cheerfully lightweight and bright earrings to wearable sculptural adornment. In addition to maintaining an active studio practice, Sortore is currently an Associate Professor of Art at University of Texas at San Antonio.

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