1 Wayan Karja

Original Artwork

Bali, Indonesia
Bali, Indonesia
University of South Florida

Solo Exhibitions
1992 The Gallery Tjampuhan, Ubud Bali.
1996 Knoll Gallery, Basel, Switzerland.
1998 “Past and Present,” Centre Gallery, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Syzygy Gallery, Fort Myers, Florida, USA.
1999 D�j� vu Gallery, Ubud, Bali.
Teaching Gallery, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Christopher C. Brodigan Gallery, Groton School, Massachusetts, USA.
Syzygy Gallery, Fort Myers, Florida, USA.
2000 Santra Putra Gallery, Penestanan Kaja, Ubud, Bali.
“Emptiness,” Gallery Sembilan, Ubud, Bali.
“Pengider Bhuwana: The Colours of Life,” Kloster Dornach, Switzerland.
2001 Chouinard Gallery, Hong Kong.
Santra Putra Gallery, Penestanan Kaja, Ubud, Bali.
2002 “Pengider Bhuwana: The Colours of Life,” Stadtmuseum Crailsheim, Germany.
2003 Chouinard Gallery, Hong Kong.
“The Colours of Life,” West Australian School of Yoga, Perth, Australia.
“Panca Warna,” Scala, Basel, Switzerland.
2004 Chouinard Gallery, Chicago, USA.
“Blue of Karja,” Gaya Gallery, Ubud, Bali.
“Karja” CSIS, Jakarta.
2005 “Spiritual Colours,” Trotte Museum, Arlesheim, Switzerland.
2006 “Silence,” West Australian School of Yoga, Perth, Australia.
Ganesha Gallery, Four Seasons Resort Bali, Jimbaran, Bali
2008 – present Aesthetic and Sublime, CSIS Jakarta.

Selected Group Exhibitions
1987 “Sanggar Nyuh Gading,” Bali Museum, Denpasar, Bali.
“Trienale I Indonesian Painting,” Art Centre, Denpasar Bali.
1988 “Penestanan Group,” Puri Lukisan Museum, Ubud, Bali.
1989 Exhibition with PSSRD Unud, Bali Museum, Denpasar Bali.
1990 “Sanggar Seni Rupa,” Bali Museum, Denpasar, Bali.
1991 “Keluarga Bayangkara,” Neka Museum, Ubud, Bali.
1991 – present Bali Art Festival (annually).
1993 Festival of Contemporary Art, STSI Denpasar, Bali.
1995 Training Expo �95, Jakarta.
Neka Museum, Ubud, Bali.
1996 Neka Museum, Ubud, Bali
Rudana Museum, Ubud, Bali.
1997 “Bali Art Selection,” STSI Denpasar, Bali.
“Indonesian � Japan,” Tokyo, Japan.
Permanent collection at Lata Mahosadi Museum, STSI Denpasar, Bali.
“MFA Exhibition,” Centre Gallery, Tampa, Florida, USA.
“MFA Exhibition,” Mahaffey Theatre, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA.
1998 “Great Mother and The New Father,” Maine, USA.
Art and Java Gallery, Tampa, Florida, USA.
1999 “Bali Welcomes The Third Millennium,” Rudana Museum, Ubud, Bali.
Gallery STSI Denpasar, Bali.
2000 “Festival Nusa Dua,” Bali.
Group exhibition arranged by Rudana Museum in Italy.
2001 – 02 “Dua Hati � Evening of the Double Heart,” (Poetry � art collaboration: Elizabeth and Karja), Santra Putra, Ubud, Bali.
2001 “SHUL: International Art Collaboration,” Sika Gallery, Ubud, Bali.
“Rotary Art Exhibition,” Maya Gallery, Ubud, Bali.
“Rotary Art Exhibition,” Rudana Museum, Bali.
Gaya Galery, Ubud, Bali.
2002 Gaya Gallery, Ubud, Bali.
Rudana Museum, Ubud, Bali.
2003 “Bali-Basel” Sika Gallery, Bali.
“Indonesian Art Festival (FKI) III,” Surabaya.
“Jejak Tradisi dalam Ekspresi Modern I,” Gedung Socitet, Yogyakarta.
“Swiss Cow in Bali,” GWK, Bali.
2004 ISI Denpasar, Bali.
Gaya Gallery, Ubud Bali.
“Jejak Tradisi dalam Ekspresi Modern II,” Museum H. Widayat, Magelang.
“Jejak Tradisi dalam Ekspresi Modern III,” Puri Art Gallery, Malang.
2005 “Seni Lukis Gianyar,” Gallery YDBA, Jakarta.
“Our Spirit, Our Mother, Our Country,” Laurence Wilson Gallery, University of Western Australia, Perth,
“The 10th Anniversary of Museum Rudana,” Ubud, Bali.
“Art for Compassion,” Grand Hyatt Hotel, Jakarta.
2006 “Niskala: Indonesian Abstract painters,” Sika Gallery, Ubud, Bali.
Museum Neka, Ubud, Bali
2007 Taman Budaya Mataram, Lombok.
The Nasional Gallery, Jakarta.
2008 Neka Museum, Ubud Bali.

Teaching Experience
1990 – 1996 Taught at School of Fine Arts (SMSR), Ubud, Bali.
1993 – present Teaches at the Indonesian Institute of the Arts Denpasar, Bali.
1997 – 1999 Taught at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.
2001 – 2004 Taught Fine Arts at IKIP PGRI Bali.
2002 Taught painting (Sommerakademie) at Akademie Schloss Rotenfels, Gaggenau-Bad Rotenfels, Germany.
2002 – 2004 Head of the Fine Arts Dept. at the Indonesian College of the Arts (STSI), Denpasar, Bali.
2004 – 2008 Dean Faculty of Fine Art and Design at the Indonesian Institute of the Arts (ISI), Denpasar, Bali.

1993 The Process of Art Creation by I Ketut Soki (STSI Denpasar)
1994 The Process of Art Creation by I Ketut Sudana (STSI Denpasar)
1995 Study of the Knowledge of Anatomy as Fundamental Elements to Painting (STSI Denpasar).
1996 The Personality in Creative Process (STSI Denpasar).
Abstract Expressionism and Personality (Wreta Cita)
The Story of Lubdaka in Painting (Wreta Cita)
1999 Pengider Bhuvana: The Color of Life (MFA Thesis).
2000 To Combine the Art Educator and Artist�s Functions to Face the Competitive Era (Rudana Museum).
2001 The Functions of Art Education to Develop Folk Arts (ISI Yogyakarta)
Art Creations in Contemporary Bali (Rupa, STSI Denpasar)
2002 Ideality and Reality: Balinese Art in Transition (Horasi Ilmiah/podium Speaks).
2003 Abstract Art and the Traditional Culture (Rupa, STSI Denpasar).
Abstract Painting as a Transformation of Cosmology Concept (DUE-Like Batch IV/Symposium UWA Perth Australia/Mudra).
2004 The Existence of the Minimal Concept in Painting (ISI Denpasar).
Contemplation in the Transition Era (ISI Denpasar)
2005 Contemporary Art: The Reflection of Local-Global Culture (ISI Denpasar).
Gianyar Painting: Opportunities and Threads (YDBA-ASTRA, Jakarta)
2006 Images of Sexuality and Spirituality in Balinese Painting (Mudra).
2007 Contemporary Art: Reflections of Local Global Values (ISI Denpasar).
Aesthetic and Sublime: Minimal Concept in Painting (CSIS Jakarta)
Inter-cultural Understanding and Co-operation (SPAFA, Bangkok, Thailand).

Articles and art critiques
1994 – 2008 About thirties articles and art critiques published for exhibition�s catalogues,Magazines, Academic journals (Wreta Cita, Mudra, and Rupa) and the JakartaPost.

Awards / Prizes
1991 – 1997 Governor of Bali, as a participant at the Bali Art Festival.
1996 Excellence Faculty Awards, STSI Denpasar, Bali.
1997 Excellence Faculty Awards, STSI Denpasar, Bali.
Grant for Master of Fine Arts degree, University of South Florida, Florida, USA.
1998 Diversity Awards, Great Mother and The New Father, Maine, USA.
1999 Mugde Fellowship, artist in residence, Groton School, Massachusetts, USA.
2001 “SHUL: International Art Collaboration,” Bali.
2002 Ministeriums fur Kultur, Jugend, und Sport, Germany.
2005 Directorate General of Higher Education, Indonesia.
2006 Directorate General of Higher Education, Indonesia.
Nakasone Yasuhiro Award, Japan
2008 Indonesia Educulture Center, “Exhibition of Indonesia International Education and Culture 2008,” Malaysia.
President Republic of Indonesia, “Satyalancana Karya Satya 10 Tahun.”

1989 Built The Santra Putra: Fine Art Gallery and Guest House with his family.
1994 Visited Switzerland
1995 Visited art museums and universities and conducted art shows and lectures in theUSA: Los Angeles, Tampa, Raleigh, Washington D.C., Boston, and New York.
Participated in the workshop of restoration of paintings, arranged by the GoetheInstitute, Germany
with the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia, at ARMA, Bali.
1997 – 1999 Lived in the USA with his family: visited Maine, New York, Massachusetts, Colorado, Utah, Santa Fe, and California.
2000 Visited Switzerland
2001 Head of “SHUL: International Art Collaboration,” participated by artists fromEngland, Lithuania, Japan, Australia, and Indonesia.
2002 Visited Europe and instructed workshops at Realschule, Karlberg, Crailsheim, andAkademie Rotenfels, Germany.
2003 Visited Western Australia and conducted workshops at Shenton Park Yoga Schooland Margaret River.
2004 – present Member of Reviewer and Jury for the Fair of National Scientific and Creativity,Directorate General Higher Education, Department of National Education, Republic of Indonesia. (annually).
2005 As a Speaker at the Symposium Universal Relationships and Responsibilities,University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
Training for Reviewer, Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry ofNational Education, Jakarta.
Gave lecture at the University of Sam Ratulangi, Menado, North Sulawesi.
Gave lecture at the Muhamadiah University, Mataram, Lombok.
Visited Japan, invited by IPPS.
2007 Visited USA (medical reason).
Joint a workshop: Creative Industry, arranged by British Council, ITB Bandung,West Java.
As a Speaker at The International Symposium on Inter-cultural Understanding andCo-operation, Bangkok, Thailand.
2008 Visited Malaysia, Participated in the Indonesia Educulture Center program.

Selected Bibliography
Urs Ramseyer, I Wayan Karja Ubud/Bali, Galeri Niklaus Knoll, Switzerland, September 14, 1996.
Suyadnyana, Perjalanan Seni Karja Dimulai di Luar Negeri, Bali Post Minggu Keliwon, September 22, 1996.
Katherine Collier, The Mudge Fellow: A Balinese Outlook in a Massachusetts Setting, Massachusetts. The Circle Voice ARTS, Friday, April 30, 1999.
KMB, I Wayan Karja Membudayakan Kritik, Bali Post, Jumat Pon, April 7, 2000.
Doplang, I Wayan Karja Pengider Bhuwana: The Color of Life, Bali Travel News, April 28 – May 11, 2000
Daniel Boillat, Ausstellung “Pengider Bhuana” von I Wayan Karja, Kloster Dornach, Switzerland, September 5, 2000.
Jean Couteau, “Shul: Int�l Experiment in Installation and Performance Art,” The Jakarta Post, May 10, 2001.
Mernet Larsen, Wayan Karja, Tampa, Florida, catalogue, 2002
Ketut Sutika, Wayan Karja Gelar Pameran Di Jerman, Antara, June 8, 2002.
Sacksteter, Ziel ist Harmonie: Balinesischer Kunstler befasst sich mit Farbe, Kultur, (Crailsheim Germany), Samstag, July 27, 2002.
Urs Ramseyer, The Power Beyond the Pictures, Scala, Basel, Switzerland, 2003.
Rita A. Widiadana, Artist Incorporates Universality in Balinese Roots, The Jakarta Post, Sunday, January 19, 2003.
Hckl, “I Wayan Karja im Scala: Die Farben des Lebens,” Basler Zaitung, Samstag/Sontag, Switzerland, November 8-9, 2003, Nr.261.
Joseph Foley, “Bridging, Blurring, Unifying: I Wayan Karja,” Washington D.C., published on February 6, 2004.
Fred Camper, “Out of This World,” Section One, Chicago Reader, Chicago, March 19, 2004.
Bali Rebound, �Blue of Karja� Represents Contemplative Works, Art & Culture, April 17 – May 01, 2004.
Jean Couteau, “Wayan Karja�s Minimalist Symbolism,” The Jakarta Post, November 30, 2004.
Agus Dermawan T., “Lukisan-Lukisan I Wayan Karja: Spiritualitas Bali dalam Esensi,” exhibition catalog, CSIS, Jakarta, December 2004.
I Wayan Juniartha, Turning Point, (weekender), Jakarta Post, March, 2008