Born south of Yogyakarta in the middle of Java Island in Indonesia, Widya Harsana realized his passion for art at an early age, and learned batik in a Javanese factory when he was a teenager.
Widya move to Bali in 1987 and took a job in a batik factory outside of Ubud. During that time, he has held batik workshop for locals and tourists, just off Monkey Forest Road and was a batik instructor at Bali International School in Sanur, near Kuta.
Today Widya Works out of studio in his family’s village in Tegallantang, 1,5 km north of Ubud Center. While Widya’s batik can sometime be found in local galleries and shops, he creates batiks primarily as commissions for discriminating, global customers.
His student range from children, locals and tourist from all around the world, young and old, all with a curiosity about this unique art form.
>>> process of making batik photo album