Preview Reception for The Spirit of Bali

Preview Reception for The Spirit of Bali

  • 388 Ninth St., Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone: 5106370455


Join us for a sneak peek of our upcoming exhibit featuring masterful Balinese paintings by I Madé Moja!

Moja comes from Batuan, a traditional arts village in Bali, known for its classical music and dance, fine woodcarving and unique painting style. These time-honored traditions are passed from one generation to the next and continue to thrive, despite great changes in the culture and economy of Bali. The compositions are often very detailed and complex, drawing from Hindu mythology, traditional village life, and nature. This style and caliber of Balinese painting is rarely seen here in the United States.

Moja’s work has been shown internationally and featured in numerous books detailing the art and culture of Bali. Since moving to the Bay Area, Moja has branched out artistically. In addition to teaching and experimenting with new themes in his painting. Moja has also worked extensively with ShadowLight Productions, a non-profit theater company based in San Francisco that takes its inspiration from classical Indonesian “wayang kulit” (shadow puppet theater).

Learn the basics of Balinese painting on Thursday, July 11th with I Madé Moja. RSVP online at


Image Credit: "The Frogs Festival" (detail)

Event Info

  • Presented By: Oakland Asian Cultural Center
  • Dates: June 21, 2019
  • Location: Oakland Asian Cultural Center
  • Address: 388 Ninth St., Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607
  • Phone: 5106370455
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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