A British artist of Balinese descent, Sinta Tantra was born in New York in 1979. She studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London 1999–2003 and at the Royal Academy Schools London 2004–06. Highly regarded for her site-specific murals and installations in the public realm, commissions include; Folkestone Triennial (2017) Newnham College, Cambridge University (2016); Songdo South Korea (2015); Royal British Society of Sculptors (2013); Liverpool Biennial (2012); Southbank Centre (2007). Tantra’s most notable public work includes a 300-metre long painted bridge commissioned for the 2012 Olympics, Canary Wharf, London. International group shows include; High Noon, Accademia Belle Arti di Rome, Rome (2017), Quotidian, Pearl Lam Gallery, Shanghai (2017); Lost and Found: Place, Space and Identity opening at The World Trade Centre in Jakarta (2016); Nick Hornby & Sinta Tantra: Collaborative Works, Choi and Lager Gallery, Cologne (2015); Bend Sinister, i-CAN, Yogyakarta (2014); Gatekeeper, William Holman Gallery, New York (2014); Indonesian Contemporary Art and Design, Grand Kemang Hotel, Jakarta (2013); The Fine Line, Identity Gallery, Hong Kong (2013); and Confined, NEST Gallery, The Hague (2012). Solo shows include; A Romance of Many Dimensions at Pearl Lam Gallery in SOHO Hong Kong (2016) and Fantastic Chromatic at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery (2015). A recipient of many awards including the Bridget Riley Drawing Fellow at The British School at Rome (2017); British Council’s International Development Award (2014); and Deutsche Bank Award (2006), Tantra’s work has been featured in both UK and international press including The Evening Standard, Tate Shots, FAD Magazine, The Jakarta Post and BBC Radio Indonesia.