Jerry Smith graduated from Miami University with a BFA in painting, drawing, and printmaking and received a MFA from the University of Colorado in painting and drawing. He also holds an MA in arts administration from the University of Akron. He has taught drawing at the University of Colorado, Trumbull County Joint Vocational School, and Cleveland Institute of Art's Continuing Education and Community Outreach program. Jerry has worked in non-profit administration for 20 years. He served as managing director of the Youngstown Playhouse and the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, New York, as well as in development positions with Ohio Ballet, and The Cleveland Orchestra. Jerry is currently the director of development for Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio. He is an Ohio native and lives with his wife, Sue Starrett, in Shaker Heights.
Shaker Heights , OH