"The more things change,
the more they stay the same."
Self-portrait from photo by Jess Perna.
Oil self-portrait painted 20 years
after this photo was taken.
Briard Magazine Cover Pen and Ink Drawing
Briard Magazine - cover art
First commission age 11.
Jess Perna creates hand drawn digital art, charcoals, fine art oils, watercolors, markers and
pencil.  He has been drawing and painting  since he was five years old and received his first
commission for a magazine cover at age 11. He has illustrated 90 published children's
picture and coloring books, magazine and book covers, stories, t-shirt and website ad logos,
cable TV ads, newspapers ads, greeting cards, print advertisements, retail displays, court
room evidence, brochures, business cards, quilt designs, postcards, board  games,
calendars, convention posters, cartoon art, truck wrap ads and gallery shows. He was the
featured guest on cable TV in Virginia the  “Here and Now” show.  Jess appeared drawing
show contestants on ABC TV’s "Dating in the Dark" 2009 and 2010.  He instructed art
students in  Cartoon Illustration at Queens College in NYC for three years as well as tutoring
private students. He earned a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in NYC and studied digital
art at Palomar College, San Diego, CA.  His studio is in Henderson, NV.

New York Art Directors League
The Society of Illustrators Scholarship Competition
The School of Visual Arts Annual Illustration Portfolio 13
The School of Visual Arts Annual Spring Illustration Show 1991/92
Will Eisner's Gallery - Best of Student Art
A List of Some of Jess' Better Known Clients
Jess Perna caricaturist drawing at a SoCAL party.
2006 photo
Dating in the Dark ABC TV sketch artist Jess Perna
Jess appeared drawing on
some episodes
Show Photos
"This is much better than the drawings of me in the
Honorable David Dinkins,  Mayor of NYC
“What a great caricature…You are very talented!
Jimmy Smits, Star of NYPD Blue
“Jess was absolutely the hit of our holiday party!”
International Herald Tribune.
"Oooo, that came out really good!"
Toni Braxton, Singing Star
The Calmady Children Fine Art Oil Painting
The Calmady Children in Oil
after Sir Thomas Lawrence (1823)
reproduced by artist Jess Perna (1990)
Car Illustration in Watercolor
Watercolor Car Illustration
Las Vegas, Summerlin, Henderson, Boulder City Caricaturist
Las Vegas, Henderson, Summerlin and
Boulder City Party Caricaturist
Illustrator / Fine Artist / Cartoonist / Caricaturist Jess Perna's Bio
Read Artist Bio and Testimonials   
Orders or Questions 800-493-3239 USA and Canada       International 702-778-8014
Oil Painting Portrait of Train Conductor Gift
Brothers in an Oil Painting from Picture
Oil Painting of a Boy from Photo
Children's Book Cover Digital Freelance American Artist
Train Conductor Memorial Gift Art
Brothers Portraits in Oil from Photo
Boy with Swans Oil Painting
Fairy Tale Coloring Book
Oil Painting Gift Portrait Present From Photo
Memorial Black and White Oil Painting Gift
Oil Painting Gift Portrait Painted From Photo
Man Oil Painting Gift Art
Black and White Memorial Painting
Woman Oil Painting Gift Art
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* ABC Television "Dating in the Dark"  2009 and 2010
* Accentient
* Ace Beverage Company
* Action Real Estate
* AcuityStrategy.com
* Admiral Plumbing
* Aetna Life Insurance Company
* Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
* Allen Realty Group
* American Eagle Outfitters
* American Plumbing and Drain
* American Red Ball
* Amy Keel Designs
* Anthem Publishing Ltd
* Arcus Technology    
* Atlanta Area Property & Management
* Atomo Design
* Backcountry Edge, Inc.
* Barkleys Bank
* BASF Chemical Company
* Benchmark Assisted Living
* Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices
* Berkshire Hathaway Sarver Realty
* Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
* Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
* Black Oak Associates, Inc.
* Bloomberg Radio                             
* Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NY and NJ
* BNBuilders.com
* British Petroleum
* Build-A-Bear Workshop Giant Coloring Books
* Bureau of Immigration and Customs
* Business Interiors by Staples
* Cable-Dahmer Chevrolet
* Capital One
* Carbide Monster Tool Company
* Carlsbad High School
* The Carpet Beaters, Inc.
* Century 21 American Homes
* Century 21 Cherie Schulz Realty Firm
* Century 21 Heritage Group
* Clairemont Girls Fast Pitch Softball League
* Chiclets
* Chrysler Capitol  
* Citigroup Smith Barney
* City Lights Realty
* City of Denison, Texas
* Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
* Coldwell Banker
* Coldwell Banker Action Realty
* Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
* Coldwell Banker Residential Realty
* Coldwell Banker Schniedmiller Real Estate
* Coldwell Banker Shook
* Coldwell Banker West
* Colonial Life Insurance Company
* Compressed Panel Association
* Countrywide Financial Corp.
* Countrywide Insurance
* Creative Volcano UK
* CW Post, LI University
* Daily Planet Marketing
* Dallas Metro North KW Realty
* Darren Murtha Developer for Apple Ipad
* David E. Kelley Productions
* Diamond Realty and Associates
* Digital Creative, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
* Dodge
* Dometic
* Dover Corp.
* E.A.B. Bank
* EarlWayne.com
* Edina Realty
* Edwards Life Sciences
* Elams Captain Comfort
* Empire Homes and Commercial
* Enterprise Ireland
* ERA Legacy Realty
* Execuhome Realty
* Fairfield Memorial Hospital
* Fedex
* Fisher-Price (Imaginext)
* Florida Hospital Tampa
* Focus Counselling Service Team
* Fordham University
* Freedom Realty
* Fusion Exterminators
* Gardner Middle School
* GlaxoSmithKline
* Glen Cove High School
* GoGiraffeGo.Com
* Guaranty Bank
* Hall Realty
* Happy Homes Realty
* Harrah's Casino
* Health and Hospital Union Local #1199
* Hendricks Power Cooperative
* Heritage College
* Hilton Hotel Downtown Miami
* Hofstra University
* Honey Bear Books
* Hon. David Dinkins
* HRF, Inc.
* Hyder Group - LA and NYC
* IMedia Realty
* Infinity Realty Group
*  International Herald Tribune
* Kimm Hackett
* J.C. Penney Co.
* Jet Blue Airline
* J.J. Guida Airport Realty
* JJ The Jet Plane Productions
* J. Walter Thompson
* Jacoby and Meyers
* Keller Williams Platinum Partners
* Keller Williams Premier Partners
* Keller Williams Premier Properties
* Keller Williams Realty NE
* Keller Williams Real Estate
* Keller Williams Realty
* Keller Williams Realty Partners
* Keller Williams Realty Phoenix
* Keller Williams Realty Professionals
* Kellogg's
* KidQuest, Inc.
* Kids Books, LLC
* Kindercare
* King Medical Supply
* Kodansha (Medabots)
* Knight’s of Columbus
* Kravitz Jewelers
* La Puente High School
* La Quinta High School
* Latter and Blum Realty
* Leisure Arts
* Link-Belt Construction Equipment Co.
* Liberty Tax Service
* Lighthouse Electric Company, Inc.
* Lifenet4Families
* Lincoln Financial Group
* Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
* Lueder Construction Co.
* Lyon Real Estate
* Margarita Middle School
* Mark Allan Felton
* Mario Joyner
* Marriott
* Marshall High School
* Marvel Electrical\
* Mary Maxim
* Mary Mount College
* Mattel (Hot Wheels Series Books)
* McGlone Mortgage
* Merrill Lynch
* Michigan Health Coach
* Microsoft
* Mighty Beanz & Moose Enterprise Pty Ltd.
* Microsoft
* Miller and Associates Realty Co.
* Milltek
* Modern Broker
* Modern Publishing
* Monmouth College
* Monster Tool
* Motorola
* Mount Saint Mary College
* MT mediagroep
* Multipoint Strategies
* MyDriveFm.com Radio
* National Restaurant Education Association
Education Fund
* Nature’s Bounty
* Neptuno Films (Connie the Cow)
* Newport Beach Yacht Club
* Newtown High School
* New York Stock Exchange
* Nicky Hilton
* Niehaus and Associates, Inc.
* Nissan Mazda Infiniti of Elk Grove
* Noggin L.L. C.
* Norcoast Mechanical, Inc.
* Nordstroms
* Nuix.com
* NYE Elementary School
* Orange County Choppers
* Ottawa Business Interiors
* Owens Corning
* Oxford University
* Pace University
* Pacific Shores Realty
* Panda Express
* Paulson Reporting & Litigation Services
* Pemberton Holmes Real Estate
* Pennysaver
* Pepperdine University
* Personal Touch Lingerie
* Petco
* Philip Morris
* Planet Hockey, Inc.
* Platinum Mortgage Group
* Portland Winter Hawks
* Polytechnic Institute
* Premier Living Properties
* Prudential One Realty Centre
* Prudential Preferred Realty
* Prudential Real Estate
* Purchase College
* Queens College
* RH Donnelly
* Radiant Heat Panel Association
* Ramapo College
* Rasta Impasta Costumes
* Realty One Group
* Red Eagle Ventures
* Red Hot Studios
* RE/MAX Advantage
* RE/MAX Advantage Plus
* RE/MAX Best Choice
* RE/MAX Centerstone
* RE/MAX Central Properties
* RE/MAX Central Realty
* RE/MAX Champions
* RE/MAX Encore
* RE/MAX Executives
* RE/MAX Exceptional  Properities
* RE/'MAX Land & Homes
* RE/MAX Lifestyles
* RE/MAX Masters
* RE/MAX Property Promotions
* RE/MAX Pros
* RE/MAX Realty Specialists
* RE/MAX Results
* RE/MAX Signature
* RE/MAX Southern Charm
* REVERIE 21, Inc.
* Rider College
* Rise Realty and Mgmt Co.
* Roche Laboratories
* Rocky Springs Realty
* Ross Stores
* RoxieCars.com
* Royal LePage Realty
* Sage Software
* St. Luke's Rehabilitation
* San Diego Trust Bank
* San Joaquin Community Hospital
* SDGE - San Diego Gas and Electric
* Sanyo
* Sanrio, Inc.
* Scholastic Publishing
* Scimcon LTD
* Scripps Green Hospital
* Senator Linda Valentino
* Sensus Conservation Solutions
* Seven Eleven Store
* Signature Service Real Estate
* Sioux Steel
* Six Flags Fiesta Texas
* Soctopus Characters TM
* Soldera Properites
* Southwest Realty
* Spencers Propery
* Spider Marketing Solutions
* Staples
* Star One Realtors
* State Farm Insurance
* Stonybrook University
* Stuart’s Plumbing
* Summit America, LLC.
* Summit Asset Management, Inc.
* Switch Electrical Contractors, Inc.
* Tapanzee High School
* TDG Realty
* TeamRKG
* Texaco
* Texas Ally Real Estate Group, LLC
* Texas Elite Real Estate
* Texas Instruments
* The Agent Owned Realty Co.
* The Ashkinos Group | RE/MAX Trinity
* The City of Georgetown, Texas
* The Maine Real Estate Network
* The Planet Earth
* The Professional Advantage
* The Social Media Coach
* The Spaulding Group
* The Supportare Project
* The World Financial Center
* The World of Sid & Marty Kroft Pictures
Corp. (H.R. Pufnstuf)
* ThisIsItCollection.com
* Those Characters from Cleveland, Inc.
(Care Bears Books)
* Toledo High School
* Toni Braxton
* TravelClick Channel Management
* Tricerat.com
* Triland Realty
* Tyson Group
* UneekProducts.biz
* University of California San Diego
* University of California Los Angeles
* University of Virginia - Rare Book School
* US Army Corp of Engineers
* US Bank
* Viacomm International, Inc.
* Village Nurseries Wholesale
* Viola Law Firm, PC
* Waldman Publishing
* Wallace Memorial
* Weichert Realtors 24/7
* Weldon Owen, Inc.
* Weyerhaeser
* Whole Food Nutrition Coach
* Wilton Industries, Inc.
* Windows on the World
NYC World Trade Center Tower
* Wonderwings Entertainment
* Zane Daniels Scholarship Fund
Jess Perna Illustrator Cartoonist Advertising Book Artist