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Erica Hestu Wahyuni’s playful paintings

  • Adityastha Rai Wratsangka

    Jakarta

Jakarta   /   Tue, June 30 2020   /  01:00 am
Playful and colorful: painter Erica Hestu Wahyuni always have fun when she paints.(Erica Hestu Wahyuni/-)

With multiple exhibitions in several countries, painter Erica Hestu Wahyuni has become a familiar face on the international art scene. Frequent flyers may have glanced or admired Erica’s work displayed at terminal three of the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Banten. Her artworks feature a colorful and playful style like that of a child and charm collectors, artists and art enthusiasts from all over the world. “As a self-taught artist, I retained and developed the style that I have had from when I was a kid,” Erica said during an interview. “Children’s paintings are pure, in drawing and coloring, and I want to keep that pureness.” Go big: Erica Hestu Wahyuni poses with her painting that is three times her height. (Erica Hestu Wahyuni/-) In a live Instagram event held by Bartega on June 23, Erica said that growing up, she used t...