Jerry has been drawing since he was a young boy at the age of eight. His interest in Sci-Fi and Fantasy was sparked when he first read C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia books and later, J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. He has done work for: Ace, Roc, Pocket and Scholastic books, as well as the Franklin Mint, The Bradford Exchange, Vivendi/Universal Games, Capital One Bank, Hasbro Toys, Topps Trading Cards and Lucasfilm Ltd. He also worked with Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema in the creation of licensed reproductions for his The Lord of the Rings fine art program.