Griya Santrian Gallery is never deserted of the art exhibition. At this time, a total of 40 works made by women painters jazzed up the gallery located at Griya Santrian Hotel, Sanur. Those paintings had different tradition such as the style of Ubud, Pengosekan, Young Artist, Kamasan and Modern. The exhibition entitled “New Beginnings” took place from August 15 through October 15, 2012.
Such attractive works of art were the result of creativity made by several artists coalesced into the Seniwati Gallery having totally 24 members. “It’s an initial journey for us in carrying this woman art group, where the Seniwati Gallery was previously held by Mary,” said Ni Nyoman Sani, Chairwoman of the Seniwati Gallery in a press conference at Griya Santrian, Monday (Aug 13).
Sani also claimed that through the vision and mission of the struggle for the best the artist group would give a positive value for the development of Balinese fine art. On that account, the exhibition entitled “New Beginnings” posed a reform, where some of which were still the recruits of Mary that had been running during the period of 1991-2011 and after handed over to me there was an additional woman artist. The theme is not far from their existence, where they visualize themselves by expressing the conscience of women,” she said.
In the exhibition, the painters highlighting the theme of Ubud were Ida Ayu Anom, Ni Putu Suriati and Gusti Ayu Natiharimi, while the Kamasan style was presented by Ni Made Suciarni and Ni Nyoman Supini. Then, the modern style was showed off by I Gusti Kadek Murniasih, Ni Made Kurnia Andika and Sri Supriyani. These artists had repeatedly made exhibitions in various countries. Meanwhile, the artists belonging to the cross-generations getting involved in the exhibition included IG Mirah, Jro Puspa, Sri Wahyuni, Sukmawati, Dwi Tjahyati, Luh Adriani, Ida Ayu Anom and Ni Putu Suriati. (BTN/015)