Born in 1968 in Bojonegoro, East Java, Indonesia. Graduated in 1988 from the Indonesia Institute of Arts (ISI) in Yogyakarta. Held his first solo exhibition “Not so big, but there is lots to see” in Bali in 1999. Gatot’s work has been exhibited in Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong. Gatot depicts figures reminiscent of the Wayang Kulit (Javanese leather shadow puppets). His floating figures, head looking upwards, imply a fairy tale and offer a sense of mystery. Gatot lives and works in Jakarta.