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I Made Wiradana

Born in Denpasar, 27 October 1968

  • Education
  • 1995Faculty of Fine Arts and Design Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta (Indonesia Institute of the Arts Yogykarta)

He is a member of, and in 2000 to 2002 served as head of, The Sanggar Dewata Indonesia Organisation of modern artists. In 2003 he held a solo exhibition at Gallery Mon Decor in Jakarta. He still lives and works in Denpasar.

Since 2000, Wiradana has shifted public attention towards exposing modern issues in his works. He soon penetrated into post - modernism, which led to his controversial “Wiradana’s end of 2001 declaration”. In this, he attempted to confront the problem of rejecting western aesthetics. This included refusing rational ideas about light, the use of media, and other visual aspects. He made a parody of western art and offered other meanings to long upheld conventions.

  • Solo Exhibition
  • 2010Enjoy, Embiente Gallery, Jakarta
  • 2009Eksodus Binatang, Srisasanti Gallery Jogjakarta
  • 2006Bali is My Live, Elkana Hotel Belgium
  • 2005Art of Wiradana, Bidadari Gallery Ubud
  • 2004Global Convention on Peace, Asoka Hotel New Delhi India
  • Mural With Size 180x800 cm, Puma Museum
  • 2003Kanvas Itu Bulat, Mon Décor Gallery Jakarta
  • Imajinasi Liar, Mon Décor Gallery Jakarta
  • 2002Kolaborasi 2002, Radisson Bali
  • 2001Deklarasi Seni Akhir 2001, ARMA Museum, Ubud
  • 2000Bentuk-bentuk Purba, The Chedi Ubud Bali
  • 1999Imajinasi Purba, Purna Budaya Jogjakarta
  • Group Exhibition
  • 2010Optimism 2010, Maha Art Gallery, Sanur
  • Festival Hujan, Bentara Budaya, Bali
  • 2009Indonesian Contemporer, Gallery MBC Korea
  • 2008SDI Now, Tony Raka Gallery, Ubud
  • 2007Love Letter, Tony Raka Gallery, Ubud
  • Shanghai Art Fair, China
  • Nostalgia Dua Kota, Sangkring, Jogjakarta
  • 2006Jago, Niki Gallery Ubud
  • Indonesia Traffic, Mon Décor Gallery, Jakarta
  • 2005Simple is Beauty, Guet Gallery Sanur
  • Duet, Montiq Gallery, Jakarta
  • 2004Painting The Kite in The Skay, Sanur
  • 2003Eleven Painters of Sanggar Dewata Indonesia, Rudana Museum Ubud
  • 2001Memasuki Sejarah, Ina Gallery, Jakarta
  • Bali Fokus Plus, Santi Gallery Jakarta
  • Kecil itu Indah, Edwin Gallery, Jakarta
  • 2000Bali Spirit di Ina Gallery, Jakarta
  • Beautiful Art Expression di Moom Gallery, Jakarta
  • Menangkap Bayang-bayang, Ina Gallery Jakarta
  • Philip Moris Art Award, Jakarta
  • 1999Indonesian Painting, Rudana Museum, Ubud
  • SDI "Millenium III" Six Museum Bali
  • 1998Philip Moris Art Award, Jogjakarta
  • Ruwatan Bumi, Taman Budaya Denpasar
  • 1997Kelompok 11, Sika Gallery, Ubud
  • Spirit 90 di Taman Budaya Jogjakarta
  • 1996Spirit 90 di Taman Budaya, Denpasar
  • Bali Art Party, Taman Budaya, Denpasar
  • 1995Philip Moris Art A Ward, Jakarta
  • SDI, Jogjakarta
  • 1994Spirit 90 di Purna Budaya Jogjakarta
  • Lustrum II of Indonesia, ISI Jogjakarta
  • 1993Kelompok 11,Kerti Wood Carving, Ubud
  • Young Artist, Jogjakarta
  • 1992SDI, di Museum SLKI, Jogjakarta
  • 1991Spirit 90 Widya Mandala Jogjakarta
  • 1990SDI di Pemuda Building, Jakarta
  • 1989Taman Budaya Denpasar
  • Award
  • Karya lukis terbaik FSR ISI Yogyakarta
  • Sketsa Terbaik FSR ISI Yogyakarta
  • Finalis Philip Moris 1998, 2000
  • Ambassador Award of Indonesia-Belgium, 2006