Chesapeake Bay, MD
Returning to the OPAI in 2016; Jill Basham’s recent recognition includes Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition 2015; Plein Air Texas, 2015 - San Angelo Museum of Fine Art Permanent Collection Museum Purchase Award; Best Maryland Artist, Plein Air Easton! 2015; "BoldBrush" Award (First Place), January, 2015; Salmagundi Club Artist Member Award Winner: 106th Annual Thumb Box Exhibition in 2014; National Oil and Acrylic Painter's Association: "Best Landscape", Spring 2014; National Oil and Acrylic Painter's Association: "Best Landscape", Spring 2014; Third Place, Plein Air Easton 2012. Ms. Basham’s work hung in the U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka as part of U.S. Department of State's "Art in Embassies Program".
Plein Air Magazine, Featured Artist, August/September, 2015 issue; Plein-Air Magazine/Outdoor Painter: Article, "Why This Works", an analysis of work for painting, "Bath County Beauty"