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I Putu Sudiana ’bonuz’

Born in Nusa Penida, Klungkung, Bali, Indonesia on 30 December 1972

  • Education
  • 1990-1994SMSR (High School of Fine Arts)
  • 1995-2002STSI (College of Fine Arts)

Putu Sudiana (Bonuz) was born in the tiny island of Nusa Penida of the southeast coast of Bali on 30 December 1972. In a place known for its fishing and seaweed farming, Sudiana began by painting fishing boats. His great interest in painting was unusual in a fishing village, but this did not discourage him from wanting to formally study painting. After finishing junior high school in Nusa Penida, he bravely moved to Bali to study at the High School of Fine Arts (SMSR). Then in 1995 he continued on to the Fine Arts College of Indonesia (STSI, now the Indonesia Arts Institute, ISI) in Denpasar.

  • Awards
  • 1999Semi Final of The Philip Morris Art Award VI From YSRI , Jakarta
  • 1998The Best Artwork from Kamasra, STSI Denpasar
  • 1997The Best Artwork from Kamasra, STSI Denpasar
  • 1995The Best Artwork from Kamasra, STSI Denpasar
  • Solo Exhibitions
  • 2011Refleksi Nafas, at Hitam-Putih art Space, Sangeh, Bali
  • 2008Pleading Life's Tenacity, at Kemang Village, Jakarta
  • 2006Journey of the soul, at Relish Café and Pool, Jakarta
  • 2003Esensi Abstrak, at Art Centre Denpasar,Bali
  • Universal Spirit, at Jenggala Keramik Jimbaran,Bali
  • 2000Melintas Batas, at Merah-Putih Forum,Denpasar
  • Performance Arts Exhibition
  • 2011Agni Rupa II, at KOMANEKA Gallery, Bali
  • Agni Rupa, at Hitam-Putih art space, Sangeh, Bali
  • 2010Mendulang Nafas, at Pantai Ketewel, Bali
  • Group Exhibition
  • 2010Return of the Abstraction, at Tony Raka Gallery, Mas, Ubud, Bali
  • Gerakan Abstrak Indonesia, at Taman Budaya Yogyakarta
  • Optimism, at Maha Art Gallery, Bali Beach Sanur, Bali
  • Behind the funny make-up, at Hadiprana Gallery, Jakarta
  • 2009Cerpen Kompas, Bentara Budaya Jakarta, Jogja, Bali
  • 2008Joint Exhibition, Kiri Desa Gallery, Singapore
  • Green, Sanur Village Festival
  • 2007Artmosphere, Sanur Village Festival,at Guet Gallery-Sanur
  • Love Letter, at Tonyraka Gallery, Mas Ubud
  • Global worming, GWK, Jimbaran-Bali
  • 2006Between Two Windows, at Danes Art Veranda, Denpasar
  • Kayuning Kayu, at Hadiprana Gallery,Jakarta
  • Jago, at Niki Gallery Lodtunduh, Ubud
  • Perjalanan Seni Lukis Abstrak Indonesia, at Taman Budaya Yogyakarta
  • Bahasa Hati & Perubahan Musim, at Komaneka , Ubud
  • 2003Taiblack, at STSI Denpasar
  • Untitled, at Komaneka Gallery, Ubud
  • 2002Narasi Abstrack, at Rare Angon gallery, Sanur
  • 40th Anniversary, at Hadiprana Gallery Jakarta
  • Kembalikan Baliku, at Apsari Gallery Jakarta
  • "Virus" at Sutarta Gallery Ubud
  • 2001Three Painters at INA gallery Jakarta
  • 2000Gunung Batur at Museum Sidik Jari Denpasar
  • Catur Muka "Reality & Identity" at Art Centre Denpasar
  • Three Painters at Hadiprana Gallery Jakarta
  • Refleksi Seni II, at Darga Gallery, Sanur
  • 1999Catur Muka, "Harmony "at Bali Museum,Denpasar
  • "Kangin Kauh Group" at Art Centre Denpasar
  • Semifinals of the Philip Morris Art Award VI, National Gallery Jakarta
  • Millenium III ,at Museum Neka Ubud
  • 1998Bali Painters Parade, at Bali Hyatt, Sanur
  • Refleksi Seni 98, at Darga Gallery Sanur
  • 1997At Soemardja Gallery, ITB, Bandung
  • With "Kamasra"at Gedung Mario Tabanan
  • 1996Ngulat Taksu, at Museum Sidik Jari, Denpasar
  • With "Kamasra" at Bali Cliff Resort, Nusa Dua
  • With "Kamasra" at STSI Denpasar
  • 1994With "SMSR" at Art Centre Denpasar