Born in Sleman, 8 June 1976, Dona Prawita Arissuta graduated from the Indonesian Art Institute (ISI, Yogyakarta) in 2005. She received her post-graduate degree in Culture and Religion from the Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta.
Since 2000, she has been involved in many art exhibitions, such as: “Age Hibition”, Edwin Gallery (2002); “Exhibition of Yogyakarta Woman: Considering the World of Woman”, Taman Budaya Building (2004); “My Favorite Paintings and Sculptures”, Art Forum, Singapore (2005); “Arafura Craft Exchange: Trajectory of Memories, Tradition and Modernity in Ceramics”, Museum Art and Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT), Australia (2008); “Tribute to Dali”, Art Xchange Gallery Singapore (2011); and most recently the 14th Jakarta Biennale exhibitions at Central Park, Jakarta (2012).
She is a skillful artist who often create works that integrate ceramics, painting, knitting, and installation art. She was finalist at Nokia Regional Awards (2001); Jury’s Favorite at Kedaung Glassware Print Design Competition (2002); and finalist at the young sculptor’s competition ICC Pandaan (2010).
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2012– Indonesian Contemporary Ceramic Art—A Progress Report. Art & Ceramics Museum,
2012– 14th Jakarta Biennale. Central Park, Jakarta, Indonesia
2011– “Origin of the World”. The Art House (at the Old Parliament), Singapore
2009– “In Between”. 1st Jakarta Contemporary Ceramic Biennale, North Art Space, Jakarta,
2008– “Arafura Craft Exchange: Trajectory of Memories, Tradition and Modernity in Ceramics”,
Museum Art and Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT), Australia
2007– “Shout Out”, Yogyakarta Festival of Art XlX. Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2006– “Beyond” Jakarta Biennale, Jakarta, Indonesia
2006– “The Young Cotemporary Artists”, Art Forum, Singapore
2005– Summit Event Bali Biennale. Tony Raka Gallery, Bali, Indonesia
2005– “My Favorite Paintings and Sculptures”. Art Forum, Singapore
2004– Exhibition of Young Ceramic Artists. Indonesia National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
2003– “Replay”. Societed Building, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2003– “Dolanan Boneka” (Playing Doll). Studio Tanah Liat, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2000– “Exhibition of Woman” ISI Yogyakarta. Benteng Vredeburg, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
The Abyss Memory Pouring into Cups
plat stoneware, oxida, pigment colour, transparant glaze.
slab, painting glazed on stoneware
30 plat , 20 cm x 20 cm per plat.