Ari Bayuaji was born in Indonesia in 1975. Moving permanently to Canada in 2005, he transferred his studio from Indonesia (Bali) to Montreal. Bayuaji studied Fine Arts at Concordia University (2005-2010) and continuing to create his artwork at his studio in Montreal and in Bali. In 2008, Ari Bayuaji received the Danfoss Art Award (bronze) – an international arts award from Denmark for students of art, design, and architecture from around the world.