Born in Columbia, MO on May 22, 1904, Jerry Murry studied at the Detroit Academy of Art. After settling in Los Angeles in the 1930s, he worked as a muralist for the Federal Art Project.
He died in Los Angeles on Sept. 7, 1973.
Federal Art Project, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1935 and 1939
Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1937, 1941
Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939 (oils)
New York NY World's Fair, 1939 (murals)
Foundation of Western Art (LA), 1940
En's Gallery (LA), 1941
Los Angeles Water & Power Co. (mural)
Glendale Jr. College (petrachrome);
Boise (ID) Post Office (mural)
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
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