‘Figur di Alam’ by Ketut Jaya.
A characteristic of Ketut Jaya’s creative practice is a very real need to be out in the open. This is a powerful source of his creative energy. His expressive works is not the result of one exercise but the intimacy which has developed over many years with the open natural environment. Its wildness, mysteries and energy. Within ‘Figur di Alam’ by Ketut Jaya, will unabashedly render the impressions, the shadows and reflections that he feels. Overall, the impressions range from being a childlike innocence to a maturity intense and challenging. A complex fusion, a raw beauty constructed by layers of untethered feeling.
Ketut Jaya was born in Budakeling Karangasem Regency Bali, on the 15th July 1970. A veteran of the highs and lows of Balinese Art Industry, he has remained constant to his art with no prevarications. Through three decades of professional art practice, much of his work has been categorised Abstract Expressionism. Whilst maintaining a constant discipline in developing his technical skills through portraiture and landscape. Ketut Jaya has maintained and guarded the purity of his creative process. True to self, to the moment, to Nature.
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