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1965 Born in Ubud, Gianyar, Bali.

Address:
Santra Putra Fine Art Gallery.
Penestanan Kaja P.O.Box 35 Ubud 80571 Bali
Tel: +62-361 977810 Fax: +62-361 977321
Email: karjabali@yahoo.com
ULR: www.wayankarja.com

Sex: Male
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Ni Made Sistiani
Children:
Ni Putu Sridiniari
I Made Budiarja
I Komang Aditya

Religion:
Hindu

Art Education:

1975 ? 1978
Studied ?young artist? painting style from his father, I Ketut Santra.

1978 ? 1981
Studied traditional painting ?Ubud style? from I Ketut Sujana.

1981 ? 1985
Studied painting at the Indonesian Arts School, Denpasar, Bali.

1985 ? 1990
Studied painting at Udayana University, Denpasar, Bali (Drs. degree).

1997 ? 1999
Studied painting and printmaking at the University of South Florida, USA (Master of Fine Arts degree).
 
Solo Exhibition
 
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
 
Group Exhibition
 
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-pesent
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, Australia.
?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, NTB.
 
Others
Awards:
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.

2006
Nakasone Yasuhiro Award, Japan.

Work 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 - 2004
Head of the Fine Arts Dept. at the Indonesian College of the Arts (STSI), Denpasar, Bali.

2004 ? present
Dean Faculty of Fine Art and Design at the Indonesian Institute of the Arts (ISI), Denpasar, Bali.

Researches:
1993
The Process of Art Creation by I Ketut Soki

1994
The Process of Art Creation by I Ketut Sudana

1995
Study of the Knowledge of Anatomy as Fundamental Element to Painting.

1996
The Personality in Creative Process.
Abstract Expressionism and Personality

1999
Pengider Bhuvana: The Color of Life (MFA Thesis).

2000
To Combine the Art Educator and Artist?s Functions to Face the Competitive Era.

2001
The Functions of Art Education to Develop Folk Art

2002
Ideality and Reality: Balinese Art in Transition.

2003
Abstract Art and The Traditional Culture.
Abstract Painting as a Transformation of Cosmology Concept.

2004
The Existence of the Minimal Concept in Painting.

2005
Contemporary Art: The Reflection of Local-Global Culture.

2006
Images of Sexuality and Spirituality in Balinese Painting.

2007
Contemporary Art: Reflections of Local Global Values.
Aesthetic and Sublime: Minimal Concept in Painting