Jill Moger PVPRMS SWA SWLA

I work from a studio at my home in York where I have been accompanied by a menagerie of rescued reptiles and amphibians over many years.  I create sculptures of these creatures and other wildlife in stoneware or porcelain clay, each being individually modelled and intricately detailed and fired in an electric kiln. They are enhanced by further firings to fix the various glazes, enamels and lustres.  My intention is always to create a strong sense of realism whilst at the same time, enhancing the animals’ most beautiful and decorative characteristics.  Although much of my work is on a larger scale, the seemingly infinite variety of wildlife - my favourite reptiles, amphibians and insects in particular – allows me considerable scope in my choice of subject matter for the category of miniature work.
Art Societies
Elected member of Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA) 1999.  Council member and newsletter editor, 2000 – 2006 and 2009 -.  Honorary secretary, 2004 - 2009.
Elected member of Society of Women Artists (SWA) 2001.
Elected member and a Vice President of Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers (RMS) 2009
Awards SWA President’s and Vice Presidents’ Award 2001
Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award (SWA) 2006
Bidder and Borne Sculptors and Gravers Award (RMS) 2009 and 2012
 Gold Memorial Bowl Honourable Mention (RMS) 2009, 2011 and 2012

www.jillmogersculptures.co.uk