Amrizal Salayan St. Perpatih was born in Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, on 8 October 1958. He completed his studies, majoring in sculptures, at the Faculty of Art and Design (FSRD), Bandung Institute of Technology. He also received an MA for Fine Art from the same alma mater. He has been exhibiting actively since 1988, his works highlight problems of morality through the decaying process and metamorphosis of the human body. One of his sculptures was highly-regarded at the 2nd Indonesian Contemporary Sculpture Triennial exhibition, Jakarta (1998). His single sculpture, “Kefanaan” (lit. Transience), at Soemardja Gallery, ITB was his final project towards an MA degree at ITB. This February, he participated in a group exhibition with the teaching staff of ITB in “Report Knowledge”, held at Soemardja Gallery. Meanwhile, in 2011, he appeared in “Bayang” (lit. Shadow), Indonesian Contemporary Islamic Art exhibition, Indonesian National Gallery, Jakarta; and “Expansion”, the Great Indonesian Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, at the same gallery. He also worked on commission for various projects, amongst others: the Soekarno-Hatta sculpture at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta (2006—2007).