Jillian Sokso

Director, School of Communication & Design  
Professor, Department of Art & Design

Phone: 503-554-2635
Email: jsokso@georgefox.edu

Jillian Sokso is a visual artist primarily specializing in print media and drawing. A Philadelphia native, she studied printmaking at Moore College of Art and Design and holds the MFA from the University of Delaware. She has exhibited nationally and internationally since 2004, and her work is included in many collections public and private.

Recent exhibitions include Chaos Garden, University of Tennessee, In the Shadow of the Mountain; As if the Sea Were Nothing, Reynold Gallery, Stockton California, Grafting Ammunition, Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, and The Other: Nurturing a New Ecology in Printmaking, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Florida. She is a former recipient of the NYFA strategic opportunity stipend grant, and has been an artist in residence at The Virginia Center for Creative Arts, The Women’s Studio Workshop and the Contemporary Arts Center at Woodside.

The recipient of the 2019-20 undergraduate researcher of the year award at George Fox, Jillian teaches in the studio, foundation, and art history curricula, and is also the director of the School of Design.