Jerry Coker


Identity Mask Marcus
Salvaged tin assemblage.
12″ x 17″ x 3″d

Jerry Coker was born in 1938 and now resides in Gainesville, Florida. Coker creates “Identity Masks” and imposing sculptures representing personages from his childhood out of salvaged rusted roofing tin. He considers himself a rural “Renaissance Man” turned into a professional artist. His paintings consist of acrylic on board, cardboard and cast- off materials. Coker has had many one man shows including, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, Atlanta, Chicago, California and New York. His works are also in the Microsoft collection.