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Updated: Nov 29, 2023

Marsha Ternus

Former Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court

"The beauty and thoughtfulness of Jill’s inclusive art is amazing! I was so moved by the "We Are Iowa" video describing her school mural and other projects that I immediately got online and made a donation to support her unique and important work."

Cody Dolinsek

Drake University Assistant Professor of Philosophy

"Wells' intention and awareness shows the power of partnership and creativity. Her work I think makes me feel vindicated."

Dana James

Black Iowa News

"Wells is the talent behind many highly visible murals and art projects in Iowa and elsewhere. Young Black children in Des Moines will grow up seeing themselves reflected in the murals’ themes. Wells’ soaring murals across the state have the power to revolutionize how we see ourselves and maybe how others see us as well."

Jack Marren

Iowa-based Artist + 2022-23 AXA Mentee

"Because Jill's AXA mentorship is helping me gain experience as a professional artist and explore new ideas and skills: also, learn to manage a budget, expenses and learn how to collaborate with other artists and clients."

The 3D Mural Model Project Goals

  1. Help ensure equal access to public mural art regardless of ability.

  2. Heighten disability awareness, transform the Iowa landscape, express community values of diversity and inclusion, and enhance the cultural environment through art.

  3. Highlight employment opportunities in the arts and culture sector for individuals living with disabilities.

Your donation will fund the creation of four 3D murals for the state of Iowa. Click DONATE below to make an impact in minutes! ~ Jill Wells, BFA, CADC

100% of every dollar goes towards impact!

$25/Bronze: can help provide community outreach

$50/Silver: can help provide mentorship work

$100/Sterling: can help fund universal design research

$150/Gold: can help facilitate socially engaged workshops

$250/Diamond: can help pay Braille transcription

$375/Platinum: can help provide for audio + video production

$500/Sapphire: can help fund project design and site consideration

$1,000+/Ruby: can help pay for 3D printing technology

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