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Jill Caporlingua’s work is an exploration of science, technology, and the mysteries of the human body. Her artwork investigates the relationship between these ideas and inspires curiosity about the world around us. 

“The past few years I’ve specifically concentrated on microscopic images of brain cells and how they resemble views of outer space. The inner and outer landscapes are often strikingly similar. Most of my work is in acrylic and oils and utilizes a bold color palette.”

In 2006, Jill founded Gallery Chaos Art Studio in Highland Park, NJ, teaching painting and drawing classes. Through www.artomat.orgJill has sold over 3,200 tiny “cell” paintings at various locations around the country, including the Smithsonian Institute and The Whitney Museum.

Her work has been exhibited and sold at venues in the U.S. and abroad and has also been featured in numerous publications.

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Selected Exhibitions

  • August 2023, "Underground", group exhiition, Hamilton Street, Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ

  • March 2023, "Hope Emerges," painting exhibited by Windows of Understanding, Metuchen, N.J.

  • January, 2018, "Landscape/Human," group exhibition, Artworks, Trenton, NJ

  • October, 2017, "Water is Life," group exhibition, Highland Park, NJ

  • August, 2016, “Momento,” group exhibition, Emerge Gallery, Saugerties, NY

  • May, 2015, "Negatively Positive," group exhibition, 1978 Gallery, Maplewood, NJ

  • February, 2015, “Postcards From the Edge," group exhibition, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY

  • June 3, 2013, "Vasara," group exhibition, Gallery U, Red Bank, NJ

  • May, 2013, Contemporary Arts Group Spring Show, Watchung, NJ

  • October, 2012, "Something Wicked This Way Comes: Artwork Celebrating the Gothic and the Beautifully Macabre," Gallery U, Red Bank, NJ

  • August, 2012, "Tavolozza," group exhibition, Gallery U, Red Bank, NJ

  • June, 2012, "Community," group exhibition, NJ Arts Guild, Rahway

  • June, 2012, "Showpiece Friday," group exhibition, Gallery U, Red Bank, NJ

  • May, 2012, "Art Takes Times Square," Work by thousands of artists, including Jill's, was selected by voting and judging to be displayed on LED screens (9 ft x 12 ft) located on Broadway and 43rd Street

  • May, 2012, "Promenade Friday," group exhibition, Gallery U, Red Bank, NJ

  • March, 2012, "Awakenings," group exhibition, Gallery U, Red Bank, NJ

  • February, 2012, Contemporary Arts Group, group exhibition, Somerset Cultural Heritage Gallery, Somerville, NJ.

  • November, 2011, "HPAC," group exhibition, Piscataway Municipal Gallery, Piscataway, NJ.

  • October, 2010, "Archive II," group exhibition, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

  • October, 2010, Crossroads Theatre, solo exhibition, New Brunswick, NJ

  • July, 2010, "Independence Day," group exhibition, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

  • September, 2009, "Archive," group exhibition, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

  • August, 2009, Billboard Exhibition, painting "Traffic" was one of winning entries in statewide "Drive Wth A Smile" competition. "Traffic" was displayed on Route 9 and Ticetown Road billboard in Old Bridge, NJ

  • May, 2009, "HPAC Goes To The Meadowlands," group exhibition, Flyaway Gallery at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, NJ

  • February, 2009, "Lines," Alfa Art Gallery, group exhibition, New Brunswick, NJ

  • November, 2008, "Art Insights," group exhibition at the Highland Park Public Library, curated by Jill and featuring her latest large-scale oil painting.

  • June, 2008, "Healing Art," group exhibition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

  • May, 2008, "High Impact," group exhibition, IM Gallery in Highland Park, NJ

  • Jan 2007, Johnson & Johnson Corporate Galleries, solo exhibition, Bridgewater, NJ

  • January, 2006, "Art Murmur," by the Albus Cavus Group, group exhibition, New Brunswick, NJ

  • May 2004, The Gallery at Robert Wood Johnson University of Medicine and Dentistry, solo exhibition, Piscataway, NJ

  • December, 2002, The Somerset Art Association at the Johnson Gallery, group exhibition, Bedminster, NJ

  • April, 2001, Zabbazu Art Gallery, solo exhibition, Bound Brook, NJ

  • February, 2000, The Gallery at Busch Campus, solo exhibition, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

Publications And Reviews

  • Painting “Yellow Amoeba” was chosen by artist Ben Walker for the cover of his CD, “Astroturf,” 2016

  • Painting “Plastic East” was chosen by artist Ben Walker for the cover of his CD, “Gorgeous,” 2014

  • Article and interview on “Manufactured Descent Blog,” May, 2013

  • Painting "Big Mouth" was commissioned for the cover of the CD, "Big Mouth” by artist Happy Joe, 2010

  • Artist profile featured in both The Home News Tribune and The Courier News, August 23, 2009

  • Artist profile published in The Mirror, December 2008

  • Featured article and photos on IM Gallery Opening, Home News Tribune, May 2008

  • Painting "Blue Nude" was chosen for the cover of the audio yoga CD, "Yoga For Cancer Survivors," June 2008

  • Featured Artist, Cover Article for Entertainment Supplement of The Asbury Park Press, January 28, 2000

  • Arts & Entertainment Guide, Home News Tribune, July 199


  • Replenish Community Outreach Food Distribution Center, East Brunswick, N.J.

  • Bobbie King Ellis, Highland Park, NJ

  • Carol Church, Highland Park, NJ

  • Sara Mueller and Stephen Young, Minneapolis, MN

  • Laura Petrovich-Cheney and Peter Cheney, Asbury Park, NJ

  • Lisa Cameron, New Brunswick, NJ

  • Mary Kay Soloman, Clifton, NJ

  • Kelly O'Connor, North Bergen, NJ

  • Jennifer Hawley-Curatola, Ridgewood, NJ

  • Julie Hong and Eric Sakowski, Raleigh, NC

  • Jean DiCarlo, San Diego, CA

  • Robert DiFerdinando, Burlington, VT

  • The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

  • Rodney Azagra, Atlantic City, NJ

  • Jennifer Almodovar, Staten Island, NY

  • Susan Winkler, Highland Park, NJ

  • Rose McTiernan, Sayreville, NJ

  • Theresa Canto, Philadelphia, PA

  • Janet Aronowitz, Highland Park, NJ

  • Ann Baron, Highland Park, NJ

  • Dr. Nina Williams, Princeton, NJ

  • Juliette Saltz, Princeton Junction, NJ

  • Dr. David Rogoff, Somerset, NJ

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