Gerry is a third generation aviator and self taught artist. He began creating original works as a sideline business while in the U.S. Air Force as a jet aircraft mechanic. He has been an active contributor to the Air Force Art Program since 1981, through which his art hangs in the halls of the Pentagon and other government installations around the world. Under the auspices of this program he has also had the opportunity to fly training and combat profiles in a variety of aircraft ranging from the venerable Lockheed T-33 to the F-16, in assignments around the globe.
A charter member of the American Society of Aviation Artists, he has served in a variety of positions, including two terms as president. He has created works for book covers, calendars, and magazines, as well as model kit “box art.” A father of two grown sons, he resides in a suburb of Fort Worth, Texas with his wife, Meg.