John Martono creates unique painting mix with hand embroidery. His works certainly bring a new perspective within worlds’s contemporary fine arts. Using silk as a preferred medium for painting has become a trademark for John Martono’s self-expression.
Renowned mostly as a textile designer, his works are very much related to textile science and technique. With his years of experience as a textile lecturer in Bandung Institute of Technology, he devotes himself to textiles and is known as Captain John by his students.