Jill Corson is an artist and student-focused higher education professional who currently resides in New York's Hudson Valley. Jill was born in Illinois, and has also lived in Ohio, Michigan, Florida, Georgia, and New York. She earned a BA in Journalism from Georgia State University and a MA in Critical and Creative Thinking from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Her street photographs, made in New York City, Atlanta, San Francisco, and London, incorporate window reflection to blend interiors with surrounding street scenes. These ephemeral moments, captured on transparency film, are printed full frame to share the entirety of the image Jill composed in her camera’s viewfinder.
Jill’s work is featured The Business of Fine Art Photography, by Thomas Werner, published in 2023 by Routledge. Her work is also featured in Claude Loupiac’s book La Ville: Entre Représentations et Réalités, published in 2005 by CNDP. It has been used as cover illustration for poet Todd Swift’s book Rue du Regard. Parsons School of Design commissioned Jill to create new work for a course catalog and posters. Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. commissioned Jill to contribute photographs to illustrate a paper sample book, which included postcards featuring her photographs.
Her work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions in the United States and is held in numerous private collections.
Jill works as Director of the One Stop Student Service Center at The New School in New York City. She is formerly an Assistant Chair of the Photography Department at Parsons School of Design. Jill has worked for Parsons and The New School since 2004. She is the former President & CEO of the New York Chapter of Advertising Photographers of America (now American Photographic Artists.)