Gerald de Jesus


Professional Experience
Spring 1999 - Present: Freelance Illustrator

Clients: Entertainment Weekly, The Village Voice, Warner Bros. Online, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Esslinger Engine Co., Across The Board Magazine, The Frankenburies, Outside Magazine, Planet Groove, Request Magazine, American Medical Association, L.A. Weekly, Capitol Records.

May 2006 - Present: Nickelodeon Animation

Art Director / Background Designer / Background Painter: El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera.

December 2005 - Present: Six Point Harness

Background Layout / Painter for the following projects: Where's My Dogs At? (MTV), Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends (Cartoon Network Atlanta).

Flash Animator: Shark Hunters (Pilot).

March 2005 - November 2005: Warner Bros. Animation

Background Painter for the animated series Coconut Fred's Fruit Salad Island.

December 2004 - March 2005: Cartoon Network

Animation Processor for the animated series Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends.

January 2002 - November 2004: Warner Bros. Animation

Flash Animator for the animated series Mucha Lucha.

Flash Animator for Cartoon Monsoon ( shows Go! Go! Moba Boy, Gorilla Girl, Very Bad Children and That's My Boys!.

December 2000 - January 2002: Nebulous Films

Flash Animator: Animator on the web-based cartoon series Booty Call which aired on as well as The Pussy Cow Show for Nebulous Films.

August 2000 - November 2000; February 2001- Present (Freelance): Spumco Inc.

Flash Animator: Contributed Flash animation to the following Spumco projects:
- Weekend Pussy Hunt for
- Tenacious D: F**k Her Gently Music Video.
- Big Pants Mouse: L90 web commercial.
- The Jetsons: Father And Son Day web cartoon for Cartoon Network (to be released).
- The Jetsons: The Best Son web cartoon for Cartoon Network (to be released).

-The Flintstones: Yesterday's Tomorrow Today web cartoon (to be released).

-Baywatch: Oh Buoy! commercial for TNN.

Winter 1993 - Winter 1995: Sypher Publications, San Diego, California.

Staff Artist: Penciller and inker; Participated in the following events: San Diego Comic-Con 1995; San Jose A.P.E. (Alternative Press Expo); Los Angeles Glamourcon 1995.

Gallery Showings:

2006: "Tigers & Jaguars: L.A.'s Asian-Latino Art Fusion". The Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles.

2006: "Remixing The Magic". Gallery 1988, Los Angeles.

2005: "I Am 8-Bit". Gallery 1988, Los Angeles.

2003: "Viva Lucha!" Group Show. Gallery Bink, Portland, Oregon.

2002: "Punch Drunk" (Co-show w/ James Pezzetti). Gallery Bink, Portland, Oregon.

2001: "In Memory" (Solo Showing). Delirium Tremens Gallery, Los Angeles.

2000: "Uncommercial Art By Commercial Artists". La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles.

1999: "Acromania Errata". La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles.

"The Strange World of Gerald de Jesus". Delirium Tremens Gallery, Los Angeles.

"Uncommerical Art By Commerical Artists". La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles.

"Science Fiction Group Show". Delirium Tremens Gallery, Los Angeles.

1998: "Group Show". Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Pasadena.


Spring 1996 - Summer 1998: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California.

Graduated (with Distinction) with a B.A. in Illustration (3.75 GPA). Specialized in Editorial/Advertising Illustration and Entertainment Design.

1993-1995: Southwestern Community College, San Diego, California.

4.0 GPA.

1993: Montgomery High School, San Diego, California.

Graduated (with Honors) GPA 3.6.