Jaco Putker is a contemporary artist and printmaker from The Hague, The Netherlands. He was awarded with the dutch national Business Art Service competition for Graphic Arts in 2010. During the Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition in 2015, he won the Awagami Paper Factory Prize. His work has been exhibited in Holland, Belgium, Germany, Norway, Japan, Taiwan, Canada and the USA.
He combines digital and traditional techniques to produce images which are both playful and sinister, nostalgic and magical. His preferred medium is photopolymer, or solar plate, etching. This technique is a non-toxic way of etching which allow for photorealistic depictions.
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan, 'International Biennial Print Exhibit:2016 ROC', 2016 Seacourt Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Northern Ireland, 'International Mini Print Biennial', 2016 Tama Art University, Japan, 'Tokyo International Mini-Print Triennial' 2015 Yoshinogawa City, Japan, 'Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition (AIMPE)' 2015 Musée des Beaux-Arts de Liège, Belgium, ’La 10e Biennale internationale de Gravure contemporaine de Liège’ 2015