Yurnalis Bes

"Art can not be explained by words. By painting, I want to create something new."

Born: Kumpulan (Bonjol), 17 July 1974

Studies: Indonesian institute of Art, Jogjakarta

Works: His painting are mostly surreal decorative come with bright color. He often visualizes his dreaming and ideal imagination of nature and mother earth.

Exhibitions:

  • 2017 BAKABA #6 Sakato Community, Jogja Gallery Yogyakarta
  • 2016 BAKABA #5 Sakato Community, Jogja Gallery Yogyakarta
  • 2015 BAKABA #4 Sakato Community, Jogja Gallery Yogyakarta
  • 2014 BAKABA #3 Sakato Community, Jogja Gallery Yogyakarta
  • 2013 BAKABA #2 Sakato Community, Jogja Gallery Yogyakarta
  • 2012 BAKABA #1 Sakato Community, Jogja Gallery Yogyakarta

Awards: 

  • 2000 Indonesia Art Award VII, Yayasan Seni Rupa Indonesia & Philip Morris Indonesia
  • 2009 Finalist Indonesia Art Award

About the Artist:

Originally from Padang, Sumatera and based in Yogyakarta, Yurnalis Bes is a painter who was graduated from Indonesian Art Institute Yogyakarta. Yurnalis now join Sumatran artist community named SAKATO.