Jerry Concha was born in 1935 in Sacramento, CA. He received a B.F.A. from the SFAI. An abstract artist, printmaker and muralist, he was involved in the founding of the chicano art movement in California. His work is in numerous private collections around the country as well as museums such as the SFMoMA, De Young Museum of Fine Arts, San Jose Museum of Art, and the Seattle Museum of Art.