“Art is my way of life and my breath”
Born: Bali, 19 February 1985
Studies: Institute of Art, Yogyakarta.
Works: His paintings depict mother earth, nature, animals and ecosystems, and the disharmony between human beings and mother earth.
• Singapore Contemporary a World of Art
• Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Center
• Whart now? Art Exchange gallery, Gallery Prima, Malaysia
2015 UOB Painting of the Year
About the Artist
Agus, a Balinese painter who live in Jogja, started painting since he was in high school. He graduated from the Institute of Art in Jogja and has joined several exhibitions in Indonesia, in Gallery Prima of Malaysia and in Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Center.
Through his paintings, Agus expresses his worries and anxieties in this life. For him, painting is the spiritual medium to put in all the anguish and misgivings that have been accumulating within him. His purpose is to give new reflections through his paintings.
Mother earth and animals inspire him.
Need to Know:
• Agus is an advocate of the Sanggar Dewata Indonesia, a Balinese painter community in Jogja.