Bambang Toko Witjaksono

Born 1973 in Yogyakarta, he is a graduate of ISI / Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta, Indonesia where he studied Graphic Art. Bambang is currently enrolled for a Master of Fine Art degree, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia (2002 – present). He has been a lecturer in Graphic Art, Faculty of Fine Art, Indonesian Institute of the Arts since 1999. He has had 6 solo exhibitions in Yogyakarta since 1996, and has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Singapore, Jakarta, Yogyakarta

Solo Exhibitions

2004
"Gareng Petruk (Tribute to Tatang S), Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta

2001
“ Totally Smoked”, Lembaga Indonesia Perancis, Yogyakarta
“The Broker”, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta

1998
art Comic Exhibition,Via-Via Café, Yogyakarta

1997
optic Installation Exhibition, Rumah Pamer Basonta Grafika Yogyakarta

1996
“Kamar”, [aikon!] Yogyakarta

Group Exhibitions

2004
Festival Nitiprayan, Yogyakarta
“15 Tracks.” South East Asian Art, Fukuoka, Japan.
“Reformasi.” Sculpture Square, Singapore.
“Merahnya Merah.” Nadi Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

2003
“READ”, Rumah Seni Cemeti, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
“Reply”, Festival Kesenian Yogyakarta XV, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Pameran Pertukaran Budaya, Indonesia Liechtenstein, Spoerry Fabrik, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (katalog)
“Art from Indonesia.” Ethno Café, Triesen, Liechtenstein
“READ”, Perpustakaan UGM Unit 1 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
“Country-Bution” Biennal Seni Rupa Yogyakarta, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Indonesia
“Exploring Vacuum.” Rumah Seni Cemeti, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2002
Pameran KATA RUPA di Gelaran Budaya Yogyakarta
Pameran Komik “KOMISI 2” di Gelaran Budaya Yogyakarta
Pameran ‘READ’ di British Council, Jakarta, Indonesia
“Sama-sama.” Proyek Mural Kota, Jembatan Layang Lempuyangan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
“36 Ideas South east Asian Art,” Hongaria (katalog)
“Eksplorasi Medium dan Ide.” Pameran Grafis, Bentara Budaya Jakarta, Indonesia (katalog)

2001
Pameran ‘ Art on T-Shirt’ Bentara Budaya, Yogyakarta
Pameran Grafis’Print Making in the Future’ di Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta
Pameran Komik “Kabinet Komik Indie” di Gelaran Budaya, Yogyakarta
Pameran Komik “KOMISI” di Modern School of Design Yogyakarta
“Too Much Mural is Boring” Jakarta Art Festival, bersama Apotik Komik
“36 Ideas South East Asia Art” di Jerman bersama Apotik Komik

2000
Pameran ‘Non connected stories’ 4 members of apotik komik , Atelier Frank & Lee, Singapore
Pameran Seni Rupa FKY XII di Benteng Vredeburg, Yogyakarta

1999
Pameran Lukisan Kartu Pos di Jepang dan Amerika Serikat dikoordinasi oleh NGO KOKO
Public Art ‘Sakit Berlanjut’ di pusat keramaian Yogyakarta bersama Apotik Komik
Pameran ‘AWAS!: Recent Art From Indonesia’ bersama Apotik Komik, keliling Indonesia – Australia- Jepang- Belanda- Jerman
Pameran ‘Diobok-obok’ keliling Singapura, negara-negara Eropa bersama Apotik Komik
Pameran Seni Cetak Grafis Tiga Kota ‘Bias Sahaja’ Jakarta-Bandung-Yogyakarta
Pameran Drawing Garis Tepi 200+0 di Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta

1997
Wall Comic Exhibition with Apotik Comik, Nitiprayan Yogyakarta

1996
Student Exhibition of Visual Art at Sanata Dharma University Yogyakarta
Art Exhibion “Gelar Budaya Rakyat”, Sultan's Palace, Yogyakarta

1995
Art Exhibition Yogyakarta Art Festival (FKY) VII, Museum Benteng Vredeburg, Yogyakarta
“retrospeksi 40 th Grafis Yogya”, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta
Joining the CORE COMIC FSR ISI Yogyakarta

1994
Art Exhibition Yogyakarta Art Festival (FKY) VI, Benteng Vredeburg, Yogyakarta
LUSTRUM II ISI Yogyakarta, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta

1993
Art Exhibition Yogyakarta Art Festival (FKY) V, Museum Benteng Vredeburg, Yogyakarta
Dies Natalis IX Exhibition, ISI / Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta
Art Exhibition “Moslem Art Rally”, Law Faculty of Islamic Indonesia University, Yogyakarta
PROGRAFIS Exhibition “Pertama adalah Perduli”, FSR ISI, Yogyakarta

1992
Art Exhibion Yogyakarta Art Festival (FKY) IV, Museum Benteng Vredebrug, Yogyakarta
Indonesia Student Art Exhibition, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta
Dies Natalis VIII Exhibition, ISI / Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta

1991
Sketch Exhibition, Sasana Aji Yasa FSR ISI, Yogyakarta

Aktivitas lain

- Pembicara pada Sarasehan Komik di FSR ISI Yogyakarta
- Pembicara pada Sarasehan ‘Komik Indonesia dan Permasalahannya’, Beteng Vredeburg, Yogyakarta
Bekerja pada PLAN INTERNATIONAL sebagai desainer media penyuluhan
penanggulangan
GAKI (Gangguan Akibat Kekurangan Iodium), Ponorogo, Jawa Timur
- Mulai bekerja pada desainer di Studio I-21 T-Shirt Yogyakarta
Membuat dekorasi panggung pementasan Nyai Kanjeng di TVRI Stasiun Yogyakarta
Membuat mural dan dekorasi di Play Group Budi Mulia II Yogyakarta
Membuat desain poster dan leaflet di Yayasan DIAN DESA Yogyakarta
- Pembicara pada diskusi komik di IKIP Negeri Yogyakarta
- Membuat Workshop komik di Pajeksan, Yogyakarta bersama Apotik Komik
Peserta work shop Colour Etching bersama Eva Pitchker & Red Point Studio di Studio
Seni Grafis FSR ISI Yogyakarta
Peserta Workshop Komik bersama komikus Perancis Francoise Schuiten di LIP,
Yogyakarta
- Mengajar Seni Grafis untuk remaja di SLTP Kanisius Gayam, Yogyakarta
– Koordinator pelaksana workshop seniman Liechtenstein di ISI Yogyakarta
Workshop mural di kampung Ontoseno, Wirobrajan, Yogyakarta
Pertukaran Budaya, Indonesia Liechtenstein, program residensi di F. Liechtenstein
Workshop komik di Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Jepang

Komikografi

- Mencari Pencuri Anak Perawan
- Kampung NOLDI
Basuki (Barisan Asu Kirik)
Pangeran Semoyo
- Dargombez (The Magician)
Bargomik
Komik Rokok
- Bambang – Ina love story
Bogel (The Failed Punker)
Tribute to X-Files
Pesan Terakhir Suharto !
Komik Daur Ulang
Komik Reformasi
Komik Marsinah
Cepi
- Hemat BBM … Haus Jadinya
- Selingkuh Dengan Roti
Let’s Smoke
Mas Makelar
Abdul Thoyib (seekor babi muslim)