Jerin "Jerk" Beasley, a New Orleans native, discovered his artistic talent at a young age and nurtured it through self-teaching. With a unique ability to capture emotions and narratives in his work, Jerk's colorful and engaging art resonates with people worldwide. Jerk’s largest art piece at 72x96 inches, “Tree of Life”, depicts Jay-Z with dreadlocks transforming into a vibrant tree, symbolizing his musical legacy. The artwork gained immense attention and caught the eye of Jay-Z himself, who ultimately purchased it. Influenced by personal experiences, including the life-changing aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Jerk incorporates elements like bandaids and vibrant colors to convey both pain and resilience.