Iabadiou Piko (b. 1984, Indonesia) graduated from the Academic Design of Vision Yogyakarta (ADVY) in Indonesia with a major in photography. He is a self-taught painter whose works draw upon emotional freedom through a cathartic effect method and evaluates humanizing psychological and philosophical studies. Piko’s works have been extensively exhibited across various parts of the world. Most notably, he has participated in solo exhibitions with Michael Janssen (Berlin), Nunu Fine Art (Taiwan), D Gallerie (Indonesia), LOTF LOTF (Indonesia) and the 12th Edition of Art Dubai (United Arab Emirates).
He has also participated in group exhibitions with Jogja Gallery (Indonesia), Medinat Jumeirah (United Arab Emirates), Nova Contemporary (Thailand), Nunu Fine Art (Taipei), Gajah Gallery (Singapore), 1335 Mabini (Philippines) and Rochester Contemporary Art Center (New York). Piko has been shortlisted for several awards including REDBASE Foundation Young Artist Award, UOB Painting of the Year Award, and the International Emerging Artist Award Dubai. He has also participated in artist residencies with Ware House 421 (United Arab Emirates), Luzhunan Historical House (Taiwan), Selasar Sunaryo Art Space (Indonesia) and most recently 1335mabini (Philippines).