Artist : Irsam

Irsam was born in Klaten on June 24, 1942. This painter was known as the decorative painter with the themes of the village traditional life and the women and children activities. The forms are full of stylization and complex decoration. Irsam studied painting at ASRI Yogyakarta from 1958 to 1965. He ever taught at SSRI Yogyakarta from 1963 to 1967 and became the Kepala Seksi Seni Lukis dan Grafis at Direktorat Kesenian, Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan. He was active in joining the national and international exhibitions. In 1974 he got the award of Biennale Seni Lukis Indonesia in Jakarta.