Jill Johnston-Price was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada and lived in various cities in southern Ontario before moving to the United States for graduate work in cinematography. For 15 years she lived in the Baltimore area where she taught animation, film production and digital imaging classes at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She now lives in Fredonia, New York. She is a recipient of numerous awards and exhibitions including the 2002 Maryland Area Media Artists Fellowship. Recent exhibitions include Zagreb Animafest, Humboldt International, Aarhus Independent Arts Festival, Oxford International, and Big Muddy Film Festival.