SINTA TANTRA

Born 1979, New York
Lives and works in London and Bali

 

Education

2009 - 2010 University of the Arts, Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education Teaching

2003 - 2006 Royal Academy of Arts London, Post Graduate Diploma in Fine Art

2000 - 2003 Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, BA in Fine Art with First Class Honors (1:1)

1999 - 2000 Middlesex University, BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

 

2016

Solo Show with Pearl Lam Gallery, Hong Kong

Group Show, Jakarta Land, Jakarta, Indonesia 

London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London UK

Public Art Commission, Newnham College, Cambridge University, commissioned by Newnham College, Cambridge University, Cambridge

 

2015

Solo Show, Essence of a Thing, House of St. Barnabas, London UK

Solo show, Fantastic / Chromatic, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London UK

Major Public Art Commission, Songdo commissioned by the South Korean Government, Songdo

Group Show, Infinity in Flux ART | JOG | 8, Yogyakarta

Group Show and Charity Auction, Inspired by Soane, John Soane Museum, London  

Collaborative Works, Nick Hornby & Sinta Tantra, Collaborative Works II, Choi and Lager Gallery, Cologne

 

2014

Group Show, Bend Sinister, i-CAN, Yogjakarta Indonesia

Artist Residency with Cemeti and MES56, Yogjakarta, supported by the British Council

Group Show, What You See is What You See, Carsten Fock and Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London

Public Art Commission Shortlisted: Nick Hornby and Sinta Tantra North Kensington, London UK

Group Show, Gatekeeper: Liene Bosque, Sinta Tantra, Kate Gilmo, William Holman Gallery, New York, UK

Public Art Commission, Bristol Royal Infirmary Hospital, commissioned by Willis Newson, Bristol, UK

 

2013

Group Show, Kiss Me Deadly, Royal Automobile Club, London, UK

Group Show, ICAD, Indonesia Contemporary Art and Design, Jakarta, Indonesia

Public Art Commission, The Eccentricity of Zero, curated by Claire Mander of the RBS, Holland Park, London, UK

Group Show, The Fine Line, Identity Gallery, Hong Kong

Public Art Commission, Greater Reality of Elsewhere, commissioned by Locwus International, Swansea, Wales, UK

Collaborative Show, Nick Hornby & Sinta Tantra: Collaborative Works, curated by Ann Elliott, Canary Wharf, London, UK

 

2012

Public Art Commission,  Together Yet Forever Apart, commissioned by Open Eye Gallery for the Liverpool Biennial, UK

Public Art Commission, A Beautiful Sunset Mistaken For a Dawn, commissioned by Canary Wharf Group, London, UK

Group Show, Confined, curated by William Lunn, NEST, The Hague, Netherlands

Charity Auction, Faberge Big Egg Hunt, London, UK

 

2011

Solo Project, Dymaxion: Dynamic, Maximum, Tension, curated by Amanprit Sandhu, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK

Group Show, Apocalypstick, curated by Sian Hislop and Jeremy Wilett, The Nunnery Gallery, London, UK

Charity Auction, Royal Academy Schools Auction, London, UK

 

2010

Solo Project, curated by Eliza Tan, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, London, UK

Solo Show, Arsenic Fantasy, Gaya Fusion Gallery, Bali, Indonesia

Group Show, And There Was... Salon Vert, London, UK

 

2009

Solo Show, Real Phoney, Monika Bobinska Gallery, London, UK

International Art Fair, Pulse Art Fair New York, Monika Bobinska Gallery, USA

Group Show, Present Perfect, Monika Bobinska Gallery, London, UK
 

2008

Public Art Commission, A Good Time and a Half!, commissioned by The Southbank Centre for The Saisson Poetry Library, London, UK

International Art Fair, Pulse Art Fair Miami, Monika Bobinska Gallery, USA

Group Show, Nothing Works, curated by Michael Czerwinski and Amanprit Sandhu, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK

Group Show, Gatti, curated by Brooke Lynn MacGowan, The Canal Museum, London UK

 

2007

Public Art Commission, Neon Tetra, commissioned by CreateKX for Camley Street Natural Park, London, UK

Public Art Commission, Isokon Dreams, commissioned by London Borough of Camden, Regents Park Bridge, London, UK

Public Art Commission, Line Upcommissioned by Platform for Art, Piccadilly Tube Station, London, UK

Charity Auction, Royal Academy Schools Auction, London UK

Group Exhibition, Picante, Deutsche Bank, London UK

 

2006

Party Surprise, commissioned by Christchurch University, Canterbury, London, UK

Emporia, commissioned by London Fashion Week's On|Off, 6 Burlington Gardens, London, UK

Twelve to One, curated by Ann Elliott, Canary Wharf, London UK



2005

Baroquerocks!, Espace Brochage Express, Paris France

Salon de Freehand, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne Australia

Boo Hoo Hoo! I'm between a Laugh and a Cry, Ada Street Gallery, London UK

Waiting, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg

 

Selected Prizes & Honors

2012 First Prize, Painting and Decorating Industry Award, UK

2012  The Royal British Society of Sculptors AHRBS

2010  Shortlisted for the Jerwood Contemporary Painting Prize

2009  British Council Grant 

2009  Courvosier ‘The Future 500’ in partnership with The Observer Newspaper

2007  Arts Council England

2007  Westminster Civic Award, Public Arts

2006  The Deutsche Bank Award in Fine Art

2006  The Gordon Luton Award, The Worshipful Company Painters Stainers Trust

2005  Michael Moser Award

2003-6 Paul Smith Postgraduate Scholarship at The Royal Academy
 

 

Public Presentations & Lectures

2014 Artist Talk, 'Future Now' Symposium, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester UK

2014 Artist Talk, SOAS, London UK

2014 Artist Talk, MES 56, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2013 Artist Talk, This Woman's Work Festival, London UK

2013 Risang Yuwono & Sinta Tantra, Artist in conversation, Gasworks, London UK

2013  Round Table Discussion, Identity, Transculture and Globalisation, Centre for Creative Collaboration, London UK

2012  In conversation with curator Karen Newman, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool UK

2012  In conversation with architect Matt Brook,  Open Eye Gallery & RIBA North West, Liverpool UK

2011  Artists in conversation with artist David Batchelor , The Nunnery Gallery, London UK

2010  Keynote Speaker for Deutsche Bank Awards, Tate Modern, London UK

2009  Pecha Kucha, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London UK

2009  In conversation with curator Eliza Tan, Monika Bobinska Gallery, London UK

2008  In conversation with writer Sam Phillips, Southbank Centre, London UK
 

Teaching

Camberwell College of Arts, London UK

Central St. Martins, London UK

Chelsea School of Art, London UK

Mary Ward Centre, London UK

Manchester School of Art, Manchester UK

Kingston University, London, UK

Reading University, Reading, UK

Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

School of Oriental and African Studies, London UK

Slade School of Fine Art, London UK