Verve is an artist reps;
focused in managing illustrators & photographers for commercial, editorial and art projects.
We are based in Jakarta, with various family members from many places all over the world - here to provide you a harmonious teamwork between totality, value and practicality in the creative business.

Author Archive
Ana Kraš

Ana Kraš

Ana (b. Ana Kraš, Belgrade, 1983) was raised in Belgrade, Serbia – a city she really likes because the way it’s rough. She grew up in the war conflict zone of Yugoslavia, finished the university of applied arts some years ago and since then she’s working on different projects; furnitures, pictures and yes, she draws. :) For...
Hengki Koentjoro

Hengki Koentjoro

Hengki (b. Hengki Koentjoro, Semarang, 1963) is a Jakarta resident who went to Brooks Institute of Photography, California, where he majored in video production and minored in the fine art of photography, has spent quite long journey in exploring in what he loves the most; making pictures. “I’ve been in love with photography since I...
Evelyn Pritt

Evelyn Pritt

Evelyn (b. Evelyn Pritt, Jakarta) attended her first exhibition, a photography exhibition that was held by Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara (as the youngest artist! She was 16 back then) – that is when she’s fallen in love with photography. She started taking pictures with analog cameras since junior high school, but then decided to study...
Louis Kanzo

Louis Kanzo

Kanzo (b. Louis Kanzo, Jakarta, 1985), now living in Melbourne, Australia – is coming from the motherland Indonesia, Jakarta, “Big city full of rats and tall buildings.” he reminisces :) – He grew up surrounded with mural artwork and propaganda in Indonesia as a child and was influenced by street art movements, the excitement of...
Taja Sukarya

Taja Sukarya

Taja (b. Taja Sukarya, Singapore, 1983) has been drawing since he realized that elementary school was too boring and decided to make his desk as a canvas, then later discovered that sketchbooks were more portable. Growing up in a mixed marriage family, Taja has always been surrounded by Balinese and European influences. “The folks took...
Ira Chernova

Ira Chernova

Ira (b. Irina Chernova, Moscow, 1987) is currently living (& traveling) between London and her hometown, Moscow – and other cities in Europe continent, as she once said in our interview, “Everything is connected, my joy and my passion. It’s always a joy for me when taking pictures – which is work but not actually...
Ykha Amelz

Ykha Amelz

Ykha (b. Yfana Khadija Amelz, Jakarta, 1983) grew up in Jakarta, attend college in Bandung, fell in love with the city, decided to stay in Bandung, exploring art by illustrating, and also being a musician. She has been drawing since she can draw fuzzy string and put eyes on it. “It ended up looking like...
Tarita Aurora

Tarita Aurora

Tarita (b. Tarita Aurora Nathania Kowara, Bandung, 1986) been drawing since she was old enough to be able to hold a pen. “There’s photographic evidences of a 4 year old me, nge-jongkok, with a paintbrush in my hand and an A3 paper smeared with paint. Interestingly, I still paint using those same colours now. Haha....
Yoga Raharja

Yoga Raharja

Yoga (b. Yoga Raharja, Semarang, 1968) photographs the life he sees, in order to balance his own life. Years of living in undoubtedly brimmed with art Bali, has turn him to someone who’s in deep love with the roots & culture of Indonesian tradition. “Bali has been my muse for so long, it’s an island...
Cecillia Hidayat

Cecillia Hidayat

Cecil (b. Cecillia Hidayat, Jakarta, 1983) studied Visual Communication just because she thought that’s the only way she could draw more and more. “I draw when I’m happy, when I’m sad, when I’m angry, when I’m bored. I’m an introvert person, I find difficulties saying my thoughts out loud, so I have to draw. I...
Martin Hong

Martin Hong

Martin (b. Martin Hong Cho Ann, Singapore, 1990) lives in Singapore. He just finished his duty by serving to Singapore National Army and now looking forward for adventures to broaden his artistic skill. Martin started to draw since the age 3. “Different things inspire me. Sometimes it’s a crude joke that my friends and I...
Nanda Wilson

Nanda Wilson

Nanda (b. Sofiariantika Primananda, Padang, 1983) now lives in Seattle, Washington and forming a band with her husband – besides drawing, of course. “Stories are my biggest inspiration. I grew up mostly in big cities, consuming stories in so many different ways and forms. I love listening to and reading stories and interpreting them in...