Born in Singapadu, Gianyar, Bali in 1970, I Made Supena's bold and striking abstract works are increasing prized parts of important collections following successful exhibitions in Bali, Jakarta, Bandung and Germany.
Born into a family of artisans, Supena's grandfather is an Undagi - a traditional architect entrusted with configuring harmonious layouts for family compounds and villages, his father is a well known sculptor, and all his siblings earn their livings as either artists or sculptors.
A graduate of the Faculty of Fine Art and Design at Bali's Udayana University, Supena's immense gifts as an artist were evident even in his student days when he began to be honored with numerous prizes and awards. In 1998 and 2001 he received the Phillip Morris ASEAN awards presented in Jakarta.
Supena's one-man exhibition Likeness of Nature opens on February 10 until March 4, 2004, at the Ganesha Gallery at the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay. For more information contact the Gallery at telephone ++62-(0)361-701010.
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