Fadli Mokhtar (b.1986) was born in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia; he currently lives and works between Pahang and Kuala Lumpur. Having pursued his formal fine art training from Universiti Teknologi Mara Malaysia (UiTM), he currently holds an MFA. Fadli’s artistic endeavours has provided him with opportunities to exhibit his work on both local and international scale; he has been featured in group shows in China, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Colombia, Serbia, and Indonesia.
Notably, he spent four years in Japan, where he held three solo exhibitions between 2015 to 2018. His artwork is included in the collections of Gallery of Japan Artists’ Association Japan, Gallery Tuanku Nur Zahirah , Malaysia , Faculty Of Art & Design UiTM Shah Alam, Malaysia, Faculty Of Art & Design UiTM, Kelantan Malaysia , Gallery Malaysia National University UKM Bangi, News Straits Times Berhad Malaysia, University Malaya Medical Centre (UMSC), Malaysia
His approach in art-making is inspired by the variety of mixed process of traditional and unconventional techniques in the printing process to explore the possibilities in printmaking. His works revolves around isues of perceptions, uncertainties, mysteries and paradoxes found in life and nature. Through the use of semiotics, abstraction, and representation, he portraying the themes of everyday life through mundane objects.