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Ipung Purnomo is an Indonesian artist. He’s had passion for painting since he was very young. He lived in Yogyakarta from 2001-2005 and ran a painting studio there. He traveled to cities in Indonesia to receive trainings from professional artists. Currently, he’s living in Kediri, East Java. He has participated in a few collective exhibitions held in Indonesia and some collective exhibitions which were held in Japan, the USA, Italy, the Netherlands, Vietnam, Columbia, the UK, France, Poland, Germany, Spain, Rome and Austria. His works have been included in international publications: International Contemporary Artists, International Contemporary Masters and Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Journal. He has received a Museum Award from Musee de Peinture de Saint-Frajou, France. He wrote a book “The Artistic Glimpse of The East,” published by The Scholar’s Press, which has been translated to eight languages. He was selected for an artist’s residency program at Kersan Art Foundation, Yogyakarta, in June 2019.