Bahrull Marta (1989, Jakarta) is a self-taught artist. He start the art journey with drawing, painting and photography as a hobby when he was in college, which has no relation with his formal education. He developed his own exploration of various medium and techniques, from painting to digital photo manipulation. Focusing in mixed media painting, his personal works are describe an abstracts and dark nuances. He also known as Abomination Imagery as his graphic design studio for his work in heavy metal music as album cover artist. His artwork has been published in album cover for metal bands, art books, magazines, and exhibited in several galleries.

Exhibitions:

Group Exhibition “Time Machine”, Radical Corpse 19th Anniversary, TBRS, Semarang, Indonesia. 2011

Group Exhibition “DAMNED V”, An Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness, Tangent Gallery, Detroit, USA. 2012

Group Exhibition “The Heart of Darkness II”, Raven’s night club, Appleton, WI, USA. 2013

Group Exhibition “Anima Mundi III ”, Siauliai Art Gallery, Siauliai, Lithuania. 2015

Group Exhibition “DAMNED VIII”, An Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness, Tangent Gallery, Detroit, USA. 2015

Group Exhibition “Rapture“, Aeon Gallery, Richmond, Illinois, USA. 2017

Publications/features:

“The Art of Metal: Five Decades of Heavy Metal Album Covers, Posters, T-shirts, and More”. Elephant Book Company. UK. 2013

“INSIDE artzine #17”. International Artscum Magazine. Germany. 2014

“INSIDE artzine #18”. International Artscum Magazine. Germany. 2014

“Black & White: Volume Three”. Out of Step Books Publishing. USA. 2016

“DARKADYA – The book of art from below”. Darkadya Books. USA. 2016

“Via Omega Magazine – The Underground Metal Titans, pt.1”. USA. 2017