Ivan Gejko, born 1975 in Rudny, Kazakhstan, studied Illustration at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. The artists lives and works in Hamburg.
Ivan Gejko analyses in his photorealistic paintings the essentials of the modern life and offers his reflection on human diversity. Screaming faces and shocking deformities could be regarded as Gejko`s signature motifs, that make his canvases unmistakable und challenging. He draws influence from a wide range of artists of the art history and makes explicit visual references to many of their works in his own paintings.