Wage E S

Born: Yogyakarta 7 September 1972

Studies: Art Institute of Yogyakarta 

Works: Wage mostly paints the beauty of landscape and human being (women). His inspiration is mostly the nature, the heritage such as Borobudur temple


  • 2016 Spirit of Lockhead, Tembi Rumah Budaya Yogyakarta 
  • 2016 Tokoh, Gedung Memorial Soeharto, Bantul Yogyakarta
  • 2016 Unspoken Peace, Pendapa Artspace, Bantul Yogyakarta
  • 2016 Nandur Srawung, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta 
  • 2016 Rukun Iman, Tahun Mas, Yogyakarta

About The Artist

Wage started to paint since year 1989; he had even joined ISI an art institute in Yogyakarta for only one semester in 1992. Then he worked as a ceramic designer in Japan and Taiwan for couple of years, before coming back to Yogyakarta in 2004. Wage also joined a company name Guild Master Indonesia, as art master for couple of years. He drew his inspiration from Affandi and Basuki Abdullah who are legends in Indonesia. He mostly brings issues about the beauty and the sustainability of nature and animal on his art works. 

Need to Know:

  • Wage has ever joined theatre community before and had ever performed in Saitama Daigaku Japan 1997. 
  • Wage is good in doing ceramic and he had ever worked in a ceramic company in Korea.