Juhari Said’s Profile: Juhari Said is one of Malaysia’s most established contemporary artists as he has had his artwork showcased around the country and in many countries abroad. A graduate from UiTM (Universiti Teknologi Mara) where he learnt his trades from 1979 to 1983, he is also the Main Prize winner in the Printmaking category of Salon Malaysia 1991. 2 years after that, he was Malaysia’s representative at the ASEAN Workshop in the Philippines. A research grant recipient from the French Government that year, he also receive another grant from the Japan Foundation in 1994. This has enabled him to further improve his techniques where he learnt traditional Japanese printmaking under Yoshisuke Funaska, a national Japanese artist. He would further cement his place among the greats when he was appointed as a Creative Fellow in the Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2008. A year after that, he was awarded the Anugerah Karyawan Seni by the Ministry of Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage.
Juhari Said’s Artworks & Exhibition: Juhari Said has had his works seen in exhibitions in private and public galleries around Malaysia and aborad. He has participated in more than a hundred group shows where apart from working as an artist, he is also involved with many initiatives like those organized by the Yayasan Raja Muda Selangor organisation. Among his solo exhibitions include the Okir show at Wei-Ling gallery while in 2003, his works were shown at the ‘Akal Di-Mata Pisau’ at the Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.
His Woodcut Print works were shown at Vienna’s AAL•Galerie Karl Stroble, Fukuoka’s Miyabi Gallery, Art Salon in Kuala Lumpur as we;; as at the Tokyo’s Yoyagi Gallery. Notable group shows include the 18 @ 8 shows with Wei-Ling Gallery, the “Vietnam-Malaysia Cantemporary Fine Art Exhibition” at the Vietnam Fine Art Museum, the “Talent For The World, The First Show” at the National Art Gallery in 2005 and the “19th Asian International Art Exhibition” at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.