Heri Dono was born in 1960, Indonesia
He graduated from Indonesian Institute of Art, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Studied Wayang kulit (leather puppets) under Sukasman, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Graduated from University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. And graduated from Fellowship for Curatorial Work, IFA Stuttgart, Germany.

Selected exhibition:
2015 – “In Search of Meaning – The Human Image in a Global Perspective” group exhibition, at Museum de Fundatie in Zwolle, The Netherlands
2015 – “Base ‘RED’ ” group exhibition, at Redbase Foundation, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2015 – “Unveiling Fundamentals in Contemporary Art Through Asia” group exhibition, at OHD Museum, Magelang, Indonesia
2014 – “The World and I: Heri Dono’s Art Odyssey” solo exhibition, at Art:1 New Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia
2013 – “Picturing Pictures” group exhibition, at Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Museum, organized by Art Exchange Gallery Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2013 – “Contemporary Textile Art of Indonesia” group exhibition, GRASSI Museum fur Volkerkunde, Leipzig, Germany
2012 – “Anniversary 250 Years of Jogjakarta & 100 Years of H.B. IX” group exhibition, at Jogja National Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2011 – “Negotiating Home, History and Nation: two decades of contemporary art in Southeast Asia 1991 – 2011” group exhibition, at Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
2011 – “4th Guangzhou Triennial, Art Domain Migration: Asean & China” group exhibition, at Guangdong Museum of Art (GDMoA), Guangzhou, China
2009 – “The Dono Code” solo exhibition, at Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2007 – “Soft Power, Asian Attitude” group exhibition, at Zendai MOMA Museum, Shanghai, China