To Find What You Love
When it came time to decide what to do with his life, Jerry Markham took to heart some great advice from his stepfather, Stuart, who had made his living playing in a band for many years. Jerry recalls, "I told him I wanted to be a painter and Stuart said, "Find something you love to do and the money will come." That stuck with me when I told other people I wanted to be a painter and they asked if I could make a living doing that, or if I had something to fall back on." Jerry was born in Innisfail, Alberta, and lived in northern Alberta until moving to Airdrie (near Calgary) at age 13. "Playing hockey, high school football and any other sport that would get me
left, Noble Watchman, oil on board, 18" x 12" above, A Dramatic Retreat, oil on board, 24" x 27"