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Irwanto Lentho

Irwanto Lentho

For Lentho, painting becomes one of the therapy to live life. By painting, Lentho wants to stop the moment and document it, for him, he also finds solace in it and painting helps him solve the problem that comes in his daily life. His story in his painting are mostly influenced by the surrounding phenomenon that he faces, such as his concern for the environment and satire of the political situation in the country.

Irwanto Lentho

Born in Sukoharjo, 4 April 1979. Graduated from Indonesia Institute of Art Yogyakarta, the artist currently lives and work in Indonesia.

2001 Finalist Philip Morris ART AWARD
2006 Finalist Triennial Graphic Art II Indonesia
2009 2nd Winner of Graphic Triennial Indonesia III
2010 Nominee Indonesia Art Award
2012 Finalist of Jakarta Art Awards
2015 Nominee GG Indonesia Art Award

Lentho has unique style of painting, he mostly does wood cut technique by using hardboard. Lentho presents his artwork in two panels (canvas and hardboard). His story, in his paintings are mostly influenced by the surrounding phenomenon that he faces in daily life, such as his concern about the environment and satire of the political situations in his country. Lentho has joined a lot of solo and group exhibition in the country as well as in Singapore and Cambodia. Lentho, in his work, has strong character and consistency in choosing colors. Without being depressive, dark colors are dominant in his artwork.

Solo Exhibitions

2011 The woodcutter, Bentara Budaya Jakarta
2011 The woodcutter, Balai Soedjatmiko Solo
2011 The woodcutter, Bentara Budaya Bali
2011 The woodcutter, Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta
2006 Absurd Graphic Anniversary, Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta
2005 Graphic Art Final Work, Indonseian Institute of Art ISI Yogyakarta

Group Exhibitions

2017 Rest Area, Galery Nasional Jakarta
2016 NuArt Sculpture Park Bandung
2015 Indonesia Art Award 2015, Gallery Nasional Jakarta
2014 Socio- Landscape, National Museum of Cambodia
2013 Maritime Culture, 13th Art Jog Taman Budaya Yogyakarta
2012 Jakarta Art Awards
2011 Bazaar art Andi'Gallery, The Ritz-Carlton Pacific Place Jakarta
2007 Jogja Printmaking, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta
2008 Hello Print, Edwin's Gallery Jakarta
2009 Indonesian Today, Linda Gallery Singapore
2010 Monoprint: In Between Stream, Andi Gallery, Grand Indonesia Shopping Town Jakarta
2011 Dual Printmaking Circus The Greatest Show On Art, Sogan Gallery Singapura

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