Jill Jeffers Goodell · Portland, Oregon · 503.524.6981
jjgoodell@gmail.com · www.jillgoodell.com

Mission Statement
To unlock students’ artistic potential.

Workshops Offered
Workshops are geared for the beginner/intermediate and usually are one-day in length.  I usually provide most of the supplies to keep everyone on a level-playing field.  Workshop descriptions are available upon request.
  • Basic Drawing and Sketching
  • Beginning Painting
    • Acrylic
    • Watercolor
  • Pen and Ink
  • Colored Pencil
  • Design and Composition
  • Traveling with your Sketchbook
  • Visual Journaling with Collage and Mixed Media
  • Pastel (oil and soft)
  • Keep a nature journal
  • Subject Drawing
    • Cats/Dogs
    • Birds
    • Flowers
    • And More!
Instructional Experience (venues)
I have taught at a variety of locations from community college to prestigious art centers. But no matter where I teach, the success of every student is my most important concern. 
  • Portland Community College (2007 to present)—classes and workshops*
  • Sitka Art and Ecology Center, Oregon (2011 to present)—workshops
  • Celebrity Cruise Lines (Alaska, Panama Canal 2012)—classes
  • Multnomah Athletic Club (2013 to present)—workshops
  • Village Gallery of Arts, Cedar Mills, Oregon—classes and workshops
  • National Refuge in Tualatin—nature demos
  • Palm Springs Art Center—pastel demo
  • Art Colony, Palm Desert, California--workshop
  • Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, Oregon—basic drawing demo
  • Art Media, Beaverton, Oregon--demos
  • Dick Blick, Portland and Beaverton, Oregon—demos
*Over 100 workshops, 18 classes, 1500+ students taught, 93% attendance rate

Student Retreats/Trips
Most years students and I embark on exciting adventures to a variety of locations. The following are trips taken since 2007:
  • Alaska (three student trips)
  • Palm Springs, California (two student trips)
  • Oregon Coast Retreat (three student trips)
  • England (another planned in 2014)
  • Mediterranean (Spain, France, Italy, Croatia)
Sketch’n on the Go™ Locations
Every summer I take students around the Portland vicinity through my Sketch’n on the Go™ series of classes. Here are some of the places we’ve visited since 2007:
  • Fort Vancouver
  • Multnomah Falls
  • Pittock Mansion
  • Chinese Garden, Japanese Garden, International Rose Garden
  • Tulip Farm
  • Hoyt Arboretum
  • National Wildlife Refuge
  • Farmers’ Markets
  • Downtown locations
  • Audubon Society
  • Vineyards, Farms
  • City/State/Federal Parks
Juried Art Shows/Galleries Exhibited
  • Oregon Society of Arts/ Festival of Roses Show
  • Watercolor Society of Oregon/New member Show
  • Beaverton Showcase Show
  • Gresham City Annual Art Show
  • Lawrence Gallery, Children’s Relief Show
  • Festival of Arts, Lake Oswego (open, not juried)
  • Oregon Society of Arts
  • Watercolor Society of Oregon
  • Portland Fine Arts Guild