Born in Solo in 1965 (Central Java), Faizal graduated from the Indonesian Arts Institute in Yogyakarta. He travelled and participated in several solo and group exhibitions in Amsterdam, France, Kuala Lumpur, Bali, Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Singapore. Sotheby and auction houses in Indonesia have auctioned his works.
Artists such as Paul Klee and Jean Dubuffet influenced Faizal. His works are colourful and filled with imaginary and fantasy characters. The artist executes naïve works that have complex depth and detail. He always likes to show delightful scenes, which have the flavour of folk-tales. With his signature style, Faizal has attracted attention of the art world since the 1990s.
The artist is recorded in the “Modern Indonesian Art” catalogue published by Koes Artbooks.
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