A British artist of Balinese descent, Sinta Tantra was born in New York in 1979. Tantra is well regarded for her site-specific murals and installations in the public realm.
These include works for the Southbank Centre, Liverpool Biennial and the Royal British Society of Sculptors. Tantra’s most notable work includes a permanent landmark commission for Canary Wharf, London completed for the Olympics in 2012. A recipient of many awards including the prestigious Deutsche Bank Award, British Council’s International Development Award and shortlisted for the Jerwood Painting Prize, Tantra’s work is in the collections of the UK’s Government Art Collection as well as private international collections. Upcoming exhibitions include a solo show with Pearl Lam Gallery in Hong Kong, June 2016.
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