Jerry Taylor was born in Columbus GA, and started painting at a very young age. Throughout his long career Jerry focused on his lifelong quest to create. " Creativity heightens my sense of purpose and awareness of and for the world." Jerry discovered methods of new associations with images, materials and execution of technique. In 1977 Jerry Taylor and John Serrian collaborated together to launch the KODO Arts movement involoving the combining of materials to form a single art peice. They exhibited bothy nationally and internationally. Jerry passed away in 2001.