Yogie Ginanjar

b. 1981, Bandung, Indonesia
Lives and works in Bandung, Indonesia

Yogie Achmad Ginanjar is an Indonesian painter and Curator. He graduated Cum Laude from the Faculty of Fine Art and Design, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), majoring in Painting. Since 2004, Yogie has been participating in art exhibitions and programs worldwide. In 2005, he participated in a workshop initiated by Agus Suwage in Soemardja Gallery, Bandung, Indonesia, and was also invited to participate in the Curatorial Workshop with Malcolm Smith, a program initiated by Asia Link and the Kelola Foundation. In 2009, Yogie was invited for the Artist-in-Residence Program with Valentine Willie Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Some of the artist’s notable group exhibitions are: ‘I Play Therefore I Am’, National Gallery, Jakarta-Indonesia (2005); ‘Bandung in Emergence’, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung-Indonesia (2006); ‘REFRESH’, Valentine Willie Fine Art, Singapore (2008); Korea International Art Fair (KIAF), South Korea (2010-2011); ArtStage Singapore, Singapore (2010-2013); South East Asia (SEA)+ Triennale, National Gallery-Indonesia (2013); Bazaar Art Jakarta (Annually since 2012-2017); Sovereign Asia Art Awards Exhibition, Espace Louis Vuitton, Singapore (2013), the 2017 Sovereign Asia Art Prize Finalist Exhibition Opening, Hong Kong (2017), and ‘Silent Imagination’, G13 Gallery Selangor – Malaysia.

Using binary composition and popular codes as his visual reference, Yogie’s paintings represent criticism towards a contemporary and global society. Since 2017, Yogie has been developing a new technique, combining the practice of abstract, action painting, and hyperrealism.

BIOGRAPHY INFORMATION FROM ARTSOCIATES, APRIL 2024.

Country: Indonesia
Instagram: ginanjaryogie