Original Jerry Coker * Identity Mask Ooak Primitive Metal Wood Folk Art Outsider
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Original Jerry Coker * Identity Mask Ooak Primitive Metal Wood Folk Art Outsider:
An ORIGINAL “Identity Mask” from ArtistJerry W. Coker.Signed on the back by the artist.Created from scraps of metal and wood.Measures approx 15" tall x 9" wide, 1" deepThis piece is an excellent example of Mr. Coker's talent.Signed on the back by the artist.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. There is also a book by Marion Harris covering Mr. Coker and his Identity Masks, it is called "Face Value: The Identity Masks of Jerry W. Coker." I
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