Monday, July 18, 2011

Solo Painting Exhibition by Wayan Pendet

Traditional Life of Bali that is the theme of the Solo Painting Exhibition by Wayan Pendet, held at Maya Ubud Resort & Spa Lobby from the 1st July to 31st July 2011.

Wayan Pendet, born in 1939 in Peliatan ubud. He 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 parcitipated 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 Pertiwi in Jakarta in 1990.

Wayan Pendet uses acrylic, water color on paper and canvas for his paintings. In his daily life Wayan 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 market.

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