When we mention Mr. Jayakumar as an artist, its only a single feather to his crown of multifaceted personality. Apart from being an artist he is an IAS officer, retired as chief secretary from Government of Kerala. He is also a poet, lyricist, translator, script writer. He has written and directed a children's film and authored twenty five books in Malayalam and four in English.
As a painter, he chooses his canvas to be in abstract style. Artist says..."For me painting is often a medium for compulsive expression… The more I write, the more I discover hidden landscapes where poetry does not reach. It is these invisible landscapes that I try to explore in my paintings..."