‘Penunggu Karang Art Print by Kaprus Jaya, 2022. The original work is a series with alcohol and watercolour inks exploring the residents and colours of the Ocean. The Archival Giclee Prints are signed by the artist and printed on Museum standard fine art paper.
I grew up in Budakeling Karangasem and this is not very far from the ocean. Since I was a boy I often played in the ocean. As I learned more about the sea and the different shapes and colours there, I find it very beautiful. Perhaps even more so than on land. The creatures that live in the sea.
About the Artist Kaprus Jaya
Contemporary Artist Kaprus Jaya, contemporary artist in Bali. 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, Ketut Kaprus Jaya has maintained and guarded the purity of his creative process. True to self, to the moment, to Nature.
For Kaprus Jaya, art is living. There is no exclusion of art from his life. Through his art he processes his own relationship to his environment, to people, to his own inner reflections. Returning to the purest, most honest dialogue with himself and the moment in the world he is in. ‘Fish I’ Ocean Citizens reflects his love and association with the ocean.