Sinta Tantra 1979, New York
A British artist of Balinese descent, Tantra spent her childhood in Indonesia, America and the UK where she studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Academy Schools. Known for her colourful geometric paintings and site-specific murals, many in the public realm, Tantra’s work explores ‘painting on an architectural scale’. The first recipient of the Bridget Riley Drawing Fellowship at the British School at Rome, previous commissions include The Contemporary Art Society, Folkestone Triennial, Karaachi Biennale and Canary Wharf London. Tantra’s paintings are part of the Government Art Collection, the Benetton Foundation collection and other private international collections.
RECENT PRESSTatler Indonesia 15 March 2021
Sinta Tantra is featured in Tatler Indonesia's inaugural Culture List. Housed under the collective of Asia’s Most Influential directory, this list defines the impactful voices who are all about bringing changes amid tumultuous times.
LONDONDulwich Picture Gallery 8 December 2020 - 8 December 2022
Coinciding with its reopening on 8 December 2020, Dulwich Picture Gallery will present The Grand Tour (2020) a new commission and site-specific installation by London based British/Balinese artist Sinta Tantra. The work, which pays homage to the Gallery’s original architect, Sir John Soane, as well as its historic collection, forms part of a fully redesigned welcome hall by Tantra, who has opened up this vital entrance space with colour, shape and light
SEOULPublic Art Commission
In response to H Forecent's residential complex, Sinta Tantra, creates a site-specific mural and floorwork spanning the architecture and surrounding environment of the Gaepo District. Crossing Mt Daemo (2020) playfully reimagines H Forecent into a rugged terrain, somewhere between the dynamism of urban living and an escape into the unknown.
HAINANThe Tides of the Century 8 February - 8 December 2021
Sinta Tantra unveils her first major public artwork in China for Ocean Flower Island Museum in Hainan.
In partnership with the Contemporary Art Society, Sinta Tantra, has been commissioned to develop a series of murals for the City of London’s newest office tower, 22 Bishopsgate. Standing at 278m, 22 is set to be the tallest building in the Square Mile, with 62 storeys accommodating 12,000 workers. Opening May 2021.
JAKARTAFreedom and The Promise 1 - 28 February 2022
A two person show featuring Sinta Tantra and Sinta Werner at ISA Art, Jakarta. Scheduled for February, 2022.
BERLINBirds of Paradise 16 September - 23 October 2021
In coincidence with Berlin Art Week, Birds of Paradise is an upcoming solo show by Sinta Tantra with Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Berlin. Scheduled to open on 16 September 2021.
JAKARTAConstellations of Being 21 October - 10 December 2021
Upcoming Solo Show with ISA Art Gallery in Jakarta. Scheduled for October, 2021.
SINGAPOREArt SG 20 - 23 January 2022
Art SG Solo booth with Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery at Art SG. The inaugural edition of ART SG will take place from 20 – 23 January 2022 (VIP Preview 19 January) at the Marina Bay Sands Expo And Convention Centre in Singapore.