Artist : I Gusti Nengah Nurata

I Gusti Nengah Nurata was born in Tabanan, Bali in June 1, 1956. He studied painting formally at STSRI 'ASRI' and was graduated in 1985. Since 1986 he was recruited as the lecturer at STSI Surakarta, to hold workshop for the students and foreign artists, and is active artist to create his works. As an artist he is strongly known to present the surrealistic expression with the themes coming from mythology. Nurata got an award Affandi Prize from STSRI 'ASRI' in 1982, and Lempad Prize from Sanggar Dewata in 1982 and 1992. He joined many joint exhibitions in Indonesia and several countries like Singapore, Mlaysia, Thailand, Philipine, Japan, South Korea, and France.