A. Koca has been painting for the last 25 years. Throughout
his post secondary education at the University of Lyon,
France, he studied colour and the preparation of paint
pigments, their application, and effects on various textured
surfaces. This sparked his interest in art and the beginning
of his artistic career. He attended numerous workshops
with prominent artists which helped him develop his unique
Jack’s love of travel takes him to various parts
of the world, specifically southern European remote villages.
He is moved by nature, music, people, relationships and
various cultures. This passion provides him with the flexibility
to choose subject matters of landscape, still-life and
abstract. The intellectual challenge of the abstract world
stimulates his creativity and continually pushes him to
create new and innovative work.
He has developed a technique and style of creating special
textures as a base for his canvas. He works with fluid
acrylic and watercolour.
Jack’s work has been juried and accepted by many
art groups where he has received many special awards and
From 1985 to present, he displayed his paintings in countless
group and solo exhibitions. His last two solo exhibitions
were at the Bluff’s and Cedar Ridge Galleries. His
paintings are among many private collections throughout
Europe, the United States and Canada.