Jill Gustavis
Naturally Inspired

Exhibitions & Events

Exhibitions & Notes


West Stockbridge Old Town Hall Show
Guild of Berkshire Artists

Aug-Sept 2019

August 22-September 1, 2019
Reception August 24, 2:30-5:30pm
Old Town Hall
9 Main Street, West Stockbridge, MA

Check out the last Guild show of the summer down in West Stockbridge at the Old Town Hall on Main Street! The show is comprised of a collection of work from members of the Guild of Berkshire Artists and runs two weekends.

I will be in the gallery hosting on the first day August 22 from 1:45-3:45pm and present for the reception on the 24th as well from 2:30-5:30pm.

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Tulips by the Window

Tulips by the Window

Alstroemeria Vignette

Alstroemeria Vignette

Baldwin’s Hardware

Baldwin’s Hardware

Round Barn in the Morning

Round Barn in the Morning


Jul + Aug 2019

Plein Air Demonstrations

4:45-8pm, July 30, 2019
near Welles Gallery & Lenox Library
18 Main Street, Lenox, MA

Come watch me paint in conjunction with the Creating Art Outdoors exhibition running at the same time in the Welles Gallery of the Lenox Library, and while you’re there check out works from local artists created outdoors or begun outdoors. Find more information here!

4:30pm, August 8, 2019
TKG Reality Building
10 Elm Street, Stockbridge, MA

Come watch me paint outside during Stockbridge’s 2nd Thursday Art Walk on August 8th! While you’re there check out the reception and exhibited artwork inside the TKG Reality office from other Guild of Berkshire Artist members. Other sites in Stockbridge are also a part of the Art Walk, check out here for more info!

Painting in West Stockbridge as part of the Guild of Berkshire Artists’ Creating Art Outdoors program.

Painting in West Stockbridge as part of the Guild of Berkshire Artists’ Creating Art Outdoors program.


Creating Art Outdoors Show in Lenox
Guild of Berkshire Artists

July 2019

July 29-31, 2019
Welles Gallery in Lenox Library
18 Main Street, Lenox, MA

A small short-running exhibition including works completed or begun outside. My work, and some others’ will be displayed unframed, allowing for up close examination, and for sale to frame as you wish! Come pick out a favorite and celebrate plein air art culture!

Golden Shaker Building

Golden Shaker Building

Unframed plein air work for display and sale at the Welles Gallery

Unframed plein air work for display and sale at the Welles Gallery


July 2019

Plein Air Exhibit and Gallery Discussion

Gallery Discussion July 14th 12:30-1:30PM
TKG Real Estate Office, Crawford Square Building
North Street, Pittsfield, MA

Join me for a discussion on Plein Air practice, equipment, and technique. Ask questions and check out some art!
Art is on display until July 26th.

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May 2019 (Ongoing)

Art Installation at Blueberry Hill

May, 2019, Ongoing
Blueberry Hill Market Cafe,
New Lebanon, NY

You can find a selection of my work displaying and for sale at Blueberry Hill Market Cafe in New Lebanon, NY! Pieces will be refreshed on a continual basis.

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Writing Contribution

Etchr Blog Artist Contribution: Watercolor Tips

Apr 2019

Thoughts and tips four watercolor artists have learned along their practice. A post shared in conjunction with the release of Etchr’s version of the Mini Palette. I talk about some of the small things that help me keep a sustained practice which encourages me to experiment and grow.

Check out the whole post on Etchr’s blog here.

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Feb 2019

10 x 10 Real Art Party hosted by the Berkshire Art Association

6pm Februrary 21, 2019
The Berkshire Musuem,
Pittsfield, MA

The Real Art Party is an annual fundraiser hosted by the Berkshire Art Association (BAA) as part of the 10 x 10 Festival in February. The proceeds from the RAP benefit BAA college fellowships, art field trip grants for Berkshire high schools, and free admission for art students to the Berkshire Museum. Artists are encouraged to donate up to 2 pieces of art that measure around 10 x 10 inches. The event is free but each attendee has the option to buy tickets for the art raffle. Each ticket purchased guarantees a piece of art, but the raffle decides in what order ticket holders are allowed to select their choice of art from the walls.

2019 10 x 10 RAP
Apple Blossoms

Apple Blossoms

2019 10 x 10 RAP
2019 10 x 10 RAP

Oct 5, 2018

First Fridays Artswalk at Downtown Pittsfield Inc.

5-8pm October 5th, 2018
Downtown Pittsfield Inc,
Dunham Mall, Pittsfield, MA

I will be exhibiting some of my paintings at Downtown Pittsfield Inc. during the month of October. I will be there to chat about my work during the Artist’s Reception from 5-8pm on October 5th as part of the First Fridays Artswalk.

Lily in Glass Vase

Lily in Glass Vase

Tonal Study of the Round Barn at Hancock Shaker Village

Tonal Study of the Round Barn at Hancock Shaker Village


En Plein Site hosted by the Clark Art Institute

Aug 30, 2018

1-4pm August 30, 2018
Clark Art Institute,
Williamstown, MA

En Plein Site is a weekly summer family program hosted by Clark Art to connect museum goers more directly with artists and the art-making process. A part of the program consists of local artist coming to practice in plein air and encourage visitors to approach and ask questions or observe.  

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10 x 10 Real Art Party hosted by the Berkshire Art Association

Feb 2018

6pm Februrary 22, 2018
The Berkshire Musuem,
Pittsfield, MA

The Real Art Party is an annual fundraiser hosted by the Berkshire Art Association (BAA) as part of the 10 x 10 Festival in February. The proceeds from the RAP benefit BAA college fellowships, art field trip grants for Berkshire high schools, and free admission for art students to the Berkshire Museum. Artists are encouraged to donate up to 2 pieces of art that measure around 10 x 10 inches. The event is free but each attendee has the option to buy tickets for the art raffle. Each ticket purchased guarantees a piece of art, but the raffle decides in what order ticket holders are allowed to select their choice of art from the walls.

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Mount Greylock Sunrise

Mount Greylock Sunrise

Mount Greylock Monument Up Close

Mount Greylock Monument Up Close

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10 x 10 Real Art Party hosted by the Berkshire Art Association

Feb 2017

6pm February 23, 2017
The Berkshire Musuem,
Pittsfield, MA

The Real Art Party is an annual fundraiser hosted by the Berkshire Art Association (BAA) as part of the 10 x 10 Festival in February. The proceeds from the RAP benefit BAA college fellowships, art field trip grants for Berkshire high schools, and free admission for art students to the Berkshire Museum. Artists are encouraged to donate up to 2 pieces of art that measure around 10 x 10 inches. The event is free but each attendee has the option to buy tickets for the art raffle. Each ticket purchased guarantees a piece of art, but the raffle decides in what order ticket holders are allowed to select their choice of art from the walls.

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Iris on Green

Iris on Green

Sunflower on Limonium

Sunflower on Limonium