About the Book
the USA”? What does this really mean, especially in
today’s economy? Is this just a cliche? Considering the
state of the manufacturing industry, is it even worth
discussing, since so many manufacturing jobs have
disappeared to foreign shores? Answering these questions
has become the essence of my project.
JERRY GRASSO has been an award-winning, international fine art photographer and visual artist since 2002. He has mentored locally with photographer, Mallorie Ostrowitz, and with internationally-renowned visual artist, John Paul Caponigro. Photography is only the starting point for many of his projects. His favorite motivational quote is that “Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone.” In addition to his travel photography, Jerry specializes in the intimately abstracted architectural photography, the photo essay, and the photo composite series. Jerry’s mission is to awaken his viewer’s inquisitive inner child by creating an awareness of place and a sense of history, with an aura of mystery.