Made Wiguna Valasara (1983) was born in Sukawati, Gianyar and grew up in Sukawati craft centre which has influenced his creative practice. He went on to study sculpture and painting at Institute Seni Indonesia, Yogyakarta and graduated on 2002. Valasara has often questioned, “What is a painting?” as he is an artist who wants to break the conventional style of painting. This issue encouraged him to perform many experiments with line.
He has attended no fewer than 29 joint exhibitions and three solo exhibitions. Solo exhibition “Animal Behaved”, MonDecor Art Space, Jakarta 2010, and Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung (2010) and Marshalling Lines and Colors, Gallery Canna, Jakarta (2009). His works also won a number of awards, among Finalists UOB Painting of the Year (2012); Finalists Indonesia Art Award (2010); and Best Painting Dies Natalis ISI XXIII (2007). In 2011 he was artist settlements in Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung.