Born in Nicholasville, Kentucky in 1954. He majored in art at Murray state university, and graduated with a BFA in 1976. After a brief freelance career, he came to TSR in 1982 as a staff artist. He served in that capacity throughout the WOTC merger, before parting ways in 2003. Today he continues to freelance from his home in Wisconsin.
Some of Jeff’s notable works include the cover art of the 1st edition incarnations of the Monster Manual, Monster Manual II, Legends & Lore, Unearthed Arcana, Oriental Adventures, and the Dungeoneer’s survival guide. His artwork is also well represented on the 2nd edition core books: the Player’s handbook, Dungeon Master’s guide, and Monstrous Manual. Jeff is also the unofficial Gary Con staff artist.