Thursday, June 10, 2010

Traditional Life of Bali - Solo Painting Exhibition by Wayan Pendet, June 15 - July 28, 2010 at Maya Lobby

Born in 1939 in Peliatan, Ubud. Wayan Pendet graduated from junior high school in Ubud in 1956 and then studied painting techniques under Anak Agung Raka Turas from 1956-1959. Apart from painting Wayan was also participated in wood carving and soft stone sketch and relief projects. Together with his mentor, Anak Agung Raka Turas he was involved in the creation of Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (Indonesia Miniature Park) Jakarta in 1975. He was also participated in creating two monuments at Museum Purna Bhakti Peritwi in Jakarta in 1990.

Pendet uses acrylic water colour on paper and canvas for his paintings. In his daily life Pendet is also a farmer and it is from here he has acquired inspiration for many of his paintings. His charming artworks reflect much of the traditional balinese way of life, dances, temple ceremonies and the colorful traditional markets.

Wayan pendet displays eighteen (18) of his unique works of art at Maya Ubud Resort & Spa consisting mainly of traditional balinese style paintings inspired by colourful traditional life of Bali.

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