Jacek Yerka is a Polish artist who uses his honed illustrative techniques to give life to the surrealistic, sci-fi conceptions of his imagination. Drawing his inspiration from the pastoral atmosphere of the Polish countryside, Yerka’s works offer a unique sensation of both confusion and clarity; despite the outlandish and beguiling nature of the environments, each of his paintings impart an indescribable sense of harmony and tranquility.
Born in 1952, Yerka has worked as a full-time artist since 1980. In 1995, he was awarded the prestigious World Fantasy Award for the best artist. Currently, Yerka exhibits his works internationally in Poland, France, Germany, and US, among others. His work has, and continues to inspire many individuals in their respective fields of work, including authors, filmmakers, and more.