B o b  S i c k  Y u d h i t a   ( B o b  Y u d h i t a  A g u n g )

Born in 1971 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Bob Sick currently lives and works in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Strongly influenced by Jean-Michel Basquiat and pop cultures including music and tattoo art, the primitive-naive charms Bob’s works expressing a sense of social awareness. In the early 90’s, Bob has found himself a distinctive style in mixed-media painting in a fairly short time. He has become the golden boy of the Indonesian Institute of Arts, Yogyakarta, received several awards including the Affandi Prize in 1994. A sense of losing one’s direction in life has come to Bob with its sudden and unexpected success, haunted him for years until 2000. He realized the true meaning of painting, genuine happiness of living, and decided life is too beautiful to be wasted.

To Bob, pain and bliss, both psychological and physical, these are significant elements that he has continuously explored throughout the evolution of his creations. Out of the pain, there is bliss. There are still beautiful faces and moments at every turns of the life; paint exists as a beautiful language through the vibrating colors and melodious compositions of his paintings. "I believe I can fly, with paint I believe can fly. Don't worry, be happy. Nothing needed to be worried to paint...... I believe life is beautiful."

Education and Background
Indonesian Institute of Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Selected Awards
Affandi Award

Selected Solo Exhibitions
"Life is Beautiful", Sin Sin Fine Art, Hong Kong
"Sick Project", Gallery Semarang, Indonesia

"Happy Burthday NIN", Jogja Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"New Kid On The Block", Museum dan Tanah Liat, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"Di Bawah Pohon Ketepeng Diatas Spring Bed", KKF, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"Aku Cinta Bapakku", Indonesian- French Culture Center, Indonesia

"Aku Cinta Bapak-ku", LIP, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"Meraih Kemenangan", Milenium Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

Selected Group Exhibitions
"from 2D to 3D", Sin Sin Fine Art, Hong Kong
"Hei June", Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia
"In Rainbow", Private Sunaryo Sampoerna Gallery, Surabaya, Indonesia
"Borderless World" second anniversary Srisasanti Gallery at Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia
"Pesta Gagasan", Arslonga Rumah Seni, Yogyakarta
"Friendship Code", Syang Gallery, Magelang,Central Java, Indonesia

"Ugo Untoro, Bob Sick, Agung Kurniawan", Gallery Semarang, Indonesia
"Red District Project", Koong gallery Jakarta, Indonesia
"Hong Djien 6969, OHD 69 seksi nian", Jogja Gallery, Indonesia
"Brother in Pain", ARK gallerie, Jakarta, Indonesia
"Tribes", Sin Sin Fine Art, Hong Kong
"Indonesian Invasion", Sin Sin Fine Art, Hong Kong

"Imaginned Affandi", gedung Arsip Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia
"IVAA, BOOOK AID", Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
"Asia Contemporery-innaugural", Singapore
"FETISH" Object Art Project #1", Biasa Art Space, Bali, Indonesia

"Sedulur Gempa", Goethe Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia

"Seni Pembebasan", Rahayu Art Suport, Yogyarkarta, Indonesia
"Intermezzo", Langgeng Gallery, magelang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
"The Broken Mirror: Potrait of the self", Langgeng Gallery, Magelang, Indonesia

KEOK, rumah panggung, Yogyakarta, Inodonesia

Australian Arts Fair, Australia
Omong Kosong, Melbourne, Australia

Sepiring Indonesia, Gelaran gallery, Yogyakarta, Inodonesia

"In Memoriam Gampingan #1", Benda galery dan gelaran gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"Seni Rupa Campur", Gelaran Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"Menantang Kolektor diatas Kanvas", AIR Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

"Anti militarism", Melbourne, Australia

Philip Morris Award, Jakarta, Indonesia

"ABURGIM", Purna Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"Moslem Art Rally", Indonesian Islamic University, Jogjakarta, Indonesia

"Group 91", GANESHA Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

"Solidarity SENI SONO", seni sono, Malioboro Yogyakarta, Indonesia