Eddie Hara (born 1957 in Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia) currently lives and works in Basel, Switzerland.
Educated in Indonesian Institute of Arts (ISI) Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Akademie voor Beeldende Kunst Enschede (AKI), The Netherlands, Eddie has held numerous solo and group exhibitions in Cuba, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, the Netherlands, China, USA, Singapore and Switzerland.
Through Eddie Hara’s paintings, he hopes to inspire his viewers to ponder about the world issues such as politics, feminism, sexism, wars, poverty, racism etc. His works move one step beyond aesthetics. Eddie Hara’s works are included in the Singapore Art Museum, Museum der Kulturen Basel, Switzerland, as well as private foundations, corporate and galleries in Indonesia and worldwide.