A graduate of UCLA and Otis/Parsons, Jill has worked for herself as a graphic artist primarily creating letter forms for over two decades. Previously she worked as sign painter in a shop and as a production artist for Saul Bass. In her teens she thought she’d be a painter, a writer or a professional photographer and her love for those things has not diminished.
Jill Bell’s work has appeared in various shows, annuals and books, has been written about in newspapers, journals and magazines (How, Step-by-Step, Letter Arts Review, etc.). She has spoken at numerous schools, universities, clubs, professional organizations and conferences such as TypeCon, Seybold, ATypI, TypoTechnica and TypoBerlin.