DIAS PRABU - Malang, East Java, 1987
Being introduced by his family to the world of visual art since young age, Dias Prabu determined to get his Bachelor of Art at National University of Surabaya (UNESA) and completed his master degree at Indonesia Art Institute Yogyakarta (ISI-Yogya) focusing on the creation of painting.
In his work, Dias often presents a series of hybrid figures with plump bodies to reenact the thematic story within Nusantara archipelago using satirical approach as his creative characteristic. In 2015, he was one the finalist of Mandiri Art Award as well as UOB Painting of The Year.
Apart of painting on canvas as a medium, he has also been known as a muralist where he joined a collective called ‘FOREVERFAT’, in 2014 they won a national mural competition that being held by The National Gallery of Indonesia.
Currently, Dias is based in Yogyakarta and continues to pursue his artistic knowledge from the art community that flourish in that city.
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