“Art is the way to visualize the ideas in any shapes and forms”

Born: West Sumatera, July 16th, 1983

Studies: Master of Arts, Indonesia Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta

Erianto brings out various themes in his artworks. He is inspired by his life experiences, his interaction with his communities, and also the phenomenon in the art and artist world. Erianto has been consistent with his own style, but his artworks are not limited in two dimensions only, so he also keeps exploring other mediasuch as metal, wood and resin rather than only using canvas. Erianto also keeps exploring various techniques as he said his process in creating artworks are unpredictable.

Solo Exhibitions:
• 2018 “Artificially in Order”, Element Art Space, Singapore

• 2015 “Handle with care!”, The image & the mind in Erianto’s paintings, D Gallerie, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2013 “Play of Perception”, Element Art Space, Singapore

• 2013 “CAUTION !!!”, Sangkring Art Space,Yogyakarta Indonesia

• 2012 “Resistance”, Projec Stage D Galerie , Singapore Art Atage, Singapore

• 2011 “Returned”, Inkubator Asia @ Forme, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2011 Residency Program “Kultur Model”, Passau City, Germany

Selected Group Exhibition :
• 2018 “ASIA NOW”, Danysz Gallery, Paris Perancis

• 2018 “UOB Painting of the Year”, Galeri Nasioal Indonesia, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2018 “Multipolar (Manifesto 6.0)”, Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2018 “Indonesia Connecting the World (spring meeting IMF-WBG)”, Headquarters World Bank, Washington DC USA

• 2018 “Indonesia Connecting the World”, Gedung Kementrian Keuangan RI, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2017 “Kepada Republik”, Gedung Nusantara IV MPR- DPR RI, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2017 “Art Stage Jakarta”, Sheraton Grand Jakarta Hotel, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2017 “Bazaar Art Jakarta”, Ritz-Calrton Pacific Place, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2017 “Indonesia Bakaba #6”, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta Indonesia

• 2017 “Cartography of Painting”, Albert Gallery, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2017 “Art Stage Jakarta”, Sheraton Grand Jakarta Hotel, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2016 “A.S.A.P G13 Gallery”, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

• 2015 “5TH ANNIVERSARY Element Art Space”, Audi centre, Singapore

• 2015 “Exhibition UOB Painting of the Year”, UOB Plaza, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2015 “ASYAAF”, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul Korea

Awards :
• 2018 “Finalist UOB Painting of the Year 2018”, UOB Plaza, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2015 “Finalist UOB Painting of the Year 2015”, UOB Plaza, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2015 “The Best Three Art Work Bakaba#4 Award”, Randang dan Rendang, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta Indonesia

• 2015 “Nomination Prudential Eye Awards”, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2014 “Nomination Sovereign Art Prize”, Hong Kong

• 2011 “Finalist UOB Painting of the Year 2011”, UOB Plaza, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2011 “The Best Three Art Work BaCAA”,( Bandung Contemporary Art Awards), Lawang Wangi & Science Estate, Bandung Indonesia

• 2010 “Finalist of JAA ( Jakarta Art Award ) Reflection Of Megacities”,North Art Space, Pasar Seni Ancol Jakarta Indonesia

• 2009 “The Big 20 finalist Tujuh Bintang Art Award”, The dream (The
Power of dream), Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta Indonesia

• 2008 “Finalist of Visual Art Exhibition”, 100 th Anniversary of
Kebangkitan Nasional, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta Indonesia

• 2007 “Favorite Works of Peduli Seni”, Fine Art Exhibition with “Aksi
Anak Bangsa”, Senayan City, Jakarta Indonesia

• 2007 “The Big 20 Finalist of The Thousand Mysteries of Borobudur”, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta Indonesia

• 2006 “The Big 10 Finalist of Pekan Seni Mahasiswa VIII”, Makasar, Indonesia

• 2004 “The Best Art Works”, UNP, Padang, Indonesia

About the Artist:
Erianto has been started to paint since he was in Senior High School, then he decided to be an artist since he joined art institution in West Sumatra. Erianto has been joining many competitions either in Indonesia or overseas. For Erianto, to be an artist has to be dynamic and keep exploring so that the artist can grow. His best achievement so far is joining the exhibition in New York on 2010 and to be the winner in BACA (Bandung Art Competition Award) in 2010.