Portrait Artist-Budi Agung Kuswara

Born & Lives

1982 Born in Bali, Indonesia
Lives and works in Singapore and Bali, Indonesia


2009 Bachelor in Fine Art, Indonesia Institute of the Art (ISI), Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2023 Repose: Under The Sun, Kiniko Art Room, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2021 Residual Memory, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
2018 Anonymous Ancestors, Ubud Readers & Writer’s Festival, Bali, Indonesia
Arus Berlabuh Kita, Asian Civilization Museum, Singapore (in collaboration with Samantha Tio)
2015 After Paradise, Paradiso, Bali, Indonesia
2013 Jump!, Theatre Street Cones, The Esplanade, Singapore
Kebon Indah, Baba House, National University Singapore Museum, Singapore (in collaboration with Samantha Tio)
Weaving Dreams in the Wind, Community Wall, The Esplanade, Singapore (in collaboration with Samantha Tio)
2012 Floating Desires, TAKSU Gallery, Singapore
The 12th Winds of Artist in Residence, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
The Wax on Our Fingers, Indonesian Contemporary Arts Network, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (in collaboration with Samantha Tio)
2008 i.self, Komaneka Fine Art Gallery, Bali, Indonesia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2024 Doxa & Episteme – In Search of the Real Deal, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
2023 MAMALUNGSA, Cemeti - Institute for Art and Society, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
wARTa #3, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Light to Night Festival ‘Residual Memory of The Walls’, Budi Agung Kuswara x Studio Batu, National Gallery Singapore (Gallery Façade), Singapore
2022 Good News from Bali, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
PANEL Blue, Galerie Dumonteil, Paris, France
ARTJOG MMXXII: Arts in Common - Expanding Awareness, Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2021 Facing the Sun, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Schloss Görne, Kleßen-Görne, Germany
Tonight the Air is Warm, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Baroque Archipelago, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
2020 Rooted in Bali, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
2019 ART•BALI 2019: Speculative Memories, AB•BC Building, Bali Collection, ITDC Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia
2018 ART•BALI 2018: Celebration of the Future, AB•BC Building, Bali Collection, ITDC Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia
2017 Crossing: Beyond Baliseering, fortyfivedownstairs theatre, Melbourne, Australia
2016 Love Me in My Batik, ILHAM Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Water and Land: International Showcases on Environmental Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
Guandu International Nature Art Festival, Taipei, Taiwan
2015 ECONOMY, Latent Spaces, Art Stage Singapore, Singapore
Genetik, ARMA Museum, Bali, Indonesia
Oktopost, The Esplanade, Singapore
Conversations Beneath the Skies, Biblioteca de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
2013 I Imagine, Jendela, The Esplanade, Singapore
Water, TAKSU Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
TEASE!, TAKSU Gallery, W Hotel Bali, Bali, Indonesia
2012 Nasi Campur, TAKSU Gallery, Singapore
2011 Peripheries, Asia Triennial Manchester, United Kingdom
Drawing Conversations, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
Jogja Art Fair 2011, Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Foreign Exchange, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, California, United States
Halo Halo 5, Manila Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
Bali, Making Choices, Indonesian National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
2010 SDI Now, Toni Raka Gallery, Bali, Indonesia
ExpoSign, Jogja Expo Centre, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Jogja Gumergah! Jogja Bangkit!, Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2009 3 Young Contemporaries, Valentine Willie Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Seeing You, Seeing Me, Contemporary Portraiture, Manila Contemporary, Manila, Philippines
2008 Reinventing Bali, Sangkring Art Space, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Hybridity, Bali Art Now, Jogja Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
The Last Supper, Bentara Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2007 KALIYUGA, Gallery TEMBI, Jakarta, Indonesia
Global Warming –Local Warming I Bumi, Garuda Wisnu Kecana, Bali, Indonesia
NEO-NATION, Jogja Biennale IX, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2006 Rotten Head, The Art Center, Bali, Indonesia
2005 Indonesian Art Festival, Sekolah Tinggi Seni Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia
Obesity (A performance art piece), Bali Museum, Bali, Indonesia
2004 Having Fun, Langgeng Gallery, Magelang, Indonesia
2003 Open Air, Borobudur International Festival, Magelang, Indonesia
Termogram, Neka Art Museum, Bali, Indonesia

Museum Collections

Museum Azman, Shah Alam, Malaysia
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Tumurun Private Museum, Solo, Indonesia


2016 GREEN ART: Water Ecology Project, Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
2012 Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Residence Program, Fukuoka, Japan
TAKSU Kuala Lumpur, Artist Residency Program, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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