Jerry Concha was born in 1935 in Sacramento, California and received a B.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Inistitute. He has had many solo and group shows in the Bay Area as well as Mexico, Washington, and Chicago. 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.