I Ketut Sumandia came from a family of artists. At a tender age of 7, he learned to draw, learning the ‘Batuan’ art style from his father and grandfather. In 1984, he enrolled at the High School for the Arts (SMSR), studying Visual Arts. While in high school, he found a liking for painting flora and fauna, and since then, he has been focusing his paintings on this theme.
SMSR (High School for the Arts), Denpasar/Sukawati, Bali (1984-1987)