His name is widely known all around the world, thanks to the unusual style that is hard to fit into the frames of a single genre. Some critics refer Jacek’s work to realistic surrealism, while others simply refer it to fantasy, although there’s no such a genre.
We’re not going to focus much on the genre definition. The presence of surrealism in Jacek Yerka’s paintings is obvious. A great influence on him, as an author, was made by the medieval architecture, which was present in his childhood. His favorite place to play was his grandmother’s kitchen and yard. The author’s real name is Jacek Kowalski.