A native of Indiana, Jill Valenzuela earned her BS in Art from Ball State University in 1977. She worked for almost thirty years in the field of Interior Design and Sales finding ways to creatively enhance the living and working spaces of her clients. After retiring from her first career in 2006, Jill explored her passion for weaving, embroidery, stitching, sewing and metal work. In 2013 Jill discovered the world of Eco printing (contact printing with nature), Natural Dyeing and Rusting. She found that these processes brought a new level to her Art. Jill works intuitively to make what moves her. She practices Wabi Sabi---Finding the Beauty in the Imperfections. Jill brings all her loves together to work harmoniously and cohesively with one another. She incorporates all her passions into making one of a kind Art – Wearable Art and Wall Art.