Jerry Cajko is active/lives in New Mexico. Jerry Cajko is known for town-landscape adobe view painting.
Biography Jerry Cajko
Jerry Cajko finds subjects for his oil paintings in almost any scene --
architecture, landscapes, still life, the way a person sits or
stands. He then uses color, his most potent tool, to dissolve the
subject into irregular shapes, in multiple pastel tones. "Color," he
says, "is my clue -- bold or subdued khaki, mauve, or brilliant white.
Once involved with the subject, the strokes and colors interplay,
forming my impression -- an impression of a reality." For
example, Cajko personalizes the buildings that he paints by using
unpredictable hues, disappearing corners, hidden structures, and
intriguing shadows to gently draw the viewer toward an entrance. It's
what's inside --mystique, character," he explains. "It's a gre
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