Jerry LoFaro was born in 1959 in Farmingdale, New York, and has employed his lifetime interest in dinosaurs, animals, fantasy, art history and literature into a long career as an illustrator. The recipient of many awards, Jerry’s art has adorned the covers of most major book publishers, along with countless advertising and promotional projects for Aflac, Claritin, Purina, Coca Cola, Dole Foods, Minolta, Disney, MGM Grand Hotel, and more. He is particularly renown for the scores of tea box illustrations he created for Celestial Seasonings over a twenty-year period. Jerry is also a popular instructor, having conducted airbrush workshops around the country, as well as teaching at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire. Finally, his growing passion and skills with a camera combined with his love of music and musicians has resulted in his current status as the official photographer at the Tupelo Music Hall in Derry, New Hampshire.