“I hope my work makes people laugh…..maybe at themselves too.”
Born in Indonesia, Yogi Setyawan attended an acclaimed art academy in Yogyakarta between 1994 and 2004. Under the tutelage of Widayat, a prominent and well respected figure in Indonesian art history, Yogi flourished and developed his own style with truly exceptional technical abilities.
Yogi has developed his style through hard work and absolute dedication to his art. He has improved his abilities and has gained much popularity on the Indonesian art scene where he has participated in many solo and group exhibitions. His work is synonymous with his subjects nearly always featuring wide and jubilant smiles.
“Life is basically full of funny things. Only that we ignore them [or] overlook them because we are too busy or things are just common for us.”