Artist : Hendrawan Riyanto

Hendrawan Riyanto ( 1959 - 2004 ) was born in Yogyakarta. He studied visual art for sarjana and master degrees in ITB, and taught there. Through ceramic medium he expressed various the complexity of the modern and contemporary value contradiction. The established, yet destroying modern civilization should be balanced by the wisdom of traditional values. The contemplation was expressed through the various forms of ceramic and other mixture. Hendrawan was a rare artist who applied ceramic as the medium of expression in Indonesia. He joined the individual exhibition in Bandung, Jakarta, Surabaya, and Kyoto in Japan. He also joined the joint exhibition, such Biennale and Triennial forums nationally and internationally.