Jerri Kunz is a graduate of the University of Texas where she was trained in set and lighting design for the theatre. In 1974 she opened her design studio in Austin, Texas. Her portfolio includes projects in a number of disciplines, among them interior and exterior architecture and design, lighting design, furniture design and construction, product design, event planning, couture, millinery, and set, lighting, and costume design for the theatre. She is also a published author and performer.