Sanghyang Aji Saraswati, Ketut Madra

Sanghyang Aji Saraswati,   goddess of art, science, culture, and education, by Ketut Madra (acrylic on canvas, 50 x 70 cm, 2012)

To purchase the exhibition catalog, Ketut Madra and 100 Years of Balinese Wayang Painting, please contact David Irons at

The catalog – 64 pages with high resolution photos of all 69 paintings in the Puri Lukisan exhibition – includes essays on the evolution of wayang painting in Bali and Ketut Madra’s life and work. Designed as an introduction to this unique Balinese art form, the catalog also provides key information on the stories the paintings tell and the lives of the gods and demons depicted. It is available for $30.00. Shipping via media mail is included in that price for destinations in the USA; for destinations outside the USA, please email David Irons at the address below.

For inquiries about purchasing Ketut Madra’s paintings:

Paintings listed on this page with a double asterisk (**) at the beginning of the  caption are available for sale at the Gallery at the Ketut Madra Homestay.

In Bali, please contact Ketut Madra’s son Madé Berata at +62-812-3956-1165 (WhatsApp) or email

Outside of Bali, please contact David Irons at