|Birth place or City of origin:||Chicago|
|State of origin:||IL|
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A painter and sculptor in realism, Jerry likes to imagine what life was like in the old west 100 years ago. He was born, raised and educated in Chicago, attending Wright Junior College from 1961 to 1962 and the School of Professional Art from 1963 to 1964. From 1962 to 1965, he was a commercial artist and director of the Village Art School in Skokie, and from 1971 to 1973, he was an instructor of Oil Painting and Life Drawing at the Phoenix Art Museum. From 1973 he devoted himself full-time to his passion of painting and sculpting.
His work is in collections in Arizona including the Valley National Bank and the Wrigley Mansion and in other locations including the Franklin Mint and Miles Laboratories. He has exhibited in the Biltmore Celebrity Show in Los Angeles, the Governors Invitational in Cheyenne, Wyoming and the Peppertree Americana in Santa Ynez, California.