Heri Dono is active/lives in Indonesia. Heri Dono is known for Painting.
Heri Dono was born in Jakarta in 1960. Heri studied at the Indonesian Institute of Art in Yogyakarta for seven years (1980-1987), winning the Best Painting Prize in 1981. Just before graduation, Heri Dono deliberately dropped out of this school on principle. He said, “No institution can guarantee that with a certificate, you can be an artist. So I did an experiment for myself to see if I did not get a certificate — could I still be an artist?”
Heri Dono's greatest accolade was winning Belgium's Prince Claus Award in 1998. He also won the Unesco Prize at the Shanghai Biennale in 2000. Heri Dono has had solo exhibitions in the United States, Singapore, Australia, Canada, Japan, Great Britain and Switzerland.