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FOUR SEASONS RESORT BALI AT JIMBARAN BAY SUPPORTS SENANG HATI WITH AN ART EXHIBITION
In collaboration with the Senang Hati Foundation and 5 Bali based women artists, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay continues todemonstrateits commitment to community careby hosting an art exhibition at Ganesha Gallery to raise monies for the physically challenged in Bali.
Opened in 2003, the Senang Hati (Happy Hearts) Foundation is a Tampaksiring-based, not for profit group that assists the disabled in Bali. Also known as Yayasan Senang Hati, the foundation creates programmes to develop self-confidence, physical and economic independence, and increase awareness in the general community of the rights of people with disabilities.
Being the fourth collaboration over the past 10 years with Senang Hati Foundation, the objective of thisinspiring exhibition is to raise funds for the disabled members of the local community. Monies raised will be used in several projects such as education and setting up small businesses toenhance the lives of these members and empowering them to be economically independent in the future.
Bearing the theme of ‘The Power of Creative Women’, the opening ceremony of theexhibition, which will take place on 23 April 2013,very naturally coincides with the birthday of Ibu Kartini, a pioneer in the area of women’s rights for Indonesians.The evening will feature an auction of art pieces created by 5 artists, Ida Ayu Wiadnyani Manuaba, Putu Suriati, Kartika Sudibia, Nina Packer and Cheryl Lee and all proceeds from the auction will be donated to Senang Hati Foundation.
Ida Ayu Wiadnyani Manuaba, who is currently very active with fund raising activities for SenangHati Foundtion, was first inspired at a young age by her father Ida BagusGdeDjika, who used to paint on traditional material called “Black Bludru”. DayuWid’sassociation with Senanag Hati Foundation came through herenrolment in a formal painting class. With art pieces that are created from experience and feeling, Dayu participated in her first exhibition in 2006 at Arma Museum Ubud with Yayasan Senang Hati, and her last exhibition was in Australia with Seni Wati Gallery.
Born in Payogan, Kedewatan, Ubud, PutuSuriati never went to school or left her house because of a polio condition which she had since she was five years old. She only started to paint with her uncle in Ubud when she was 13 years old.
As a form of a self healing activity during her recovery from a life threatening illness Kartika Sudibia started to paint around 3 years ago. She has come a long way since then and held her first charity exhibition last year at Sabadel, Spain to raise funds foranother children’s foundation to help educate children from a poor village in East Bali. Kartika uses Elephant as a theme in exploring her artwork as they symbolize strength and wisdom.
Nina Packer was born into a family of artists in Australia and her talent was nourished and stimulated from early childhood. As an emerging artist, Nina has established a strong following inspired by her successful debut solo exhibition in July 2012. Attending regular life drawing sessions since 2009 at Pranoto’s Gallery has encouraged Nina’s talent for capturing the human form and expression. Nina’s style varies from soft and gentle nudes to dramatic and bright portraits, employing impressionism and cubism to realise the paintings. Living in Ubud, Nina has been a resident artist of BCAC Studio and Gallery for two years.
Australian born, Cheryl Leewas a natural creative from a very young age. She picked up the paint brush just a few years ago to create paintings that are bright, bold and fun, yet her recent Moroccan collection can also be defined as classical. Always evolving, her art is metamorphic with each brush stroke. Cheryl is in high demand for commissions; her pieces are constantly sort after and she fearlessly experiments with every medium possible.Cheryl’s style could be defined as pop, surreal, fantasy, semi-abstract and classical. Though diverse, Cheryl’s art mainly celebrates the feminine form. Cheryl lives in Ubud and has been a resident artist of BCAC for 2 years.
‘The Power of Creative Women’ exhibition will continue for 2 months until 18 June 2013 in which monies will continue to be raised by the sale of the art pieces exhibited.
As the world’s leading operator of luxury hotels, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts currently manages 91 properties in 37 countries. Open since 1993, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay offers a vacation experience of unlimited variety, and the highly personalised, anticipatory service that Four Seasons guests expect and value around the world. Recent awards and honours include Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2012 and Travel + Leisure 500 Best Hotels in World 2013. For more information on Four Seasons Resorts Bali, visit press.fourseasons.com/press-contacts/
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‘The Power of Creative Women’
開催日：2013年4月23日 – 6月18日まで