History of Tanteri
Tanteri was a ceramics art studio established in 1987 by I Made Tanteri, who was a pioneer for ceramic development in Pejaten Village in Bali. His studio actually was a place provided for the artists and pottery craftsmen to expression their creations. Until now, crafts pottery is growing for generations and become a livelihood for the people of Pejaten village. Some of the works of the villagers are widely sold all over world and have significant value for society.
I Made Tanteri has revive the old traditional pottery that nearly died out. His research about high temperature firing techniques found a problems. He continually encountered technical problems until the arrival of Mrs. Hester Tjebbes, a renew Dutch ceramic artist. She helped Tanteri and the villagers of Pejaten make perfect high temperature firing techniques and Pejaten people can make glazed pottery with high firing, and creation which was more durable and artistic.
The creativity of Tanteri and his villager was at last, and they began to create masterful, and uniquely Balinese works, which sold all over world. For his craftsmanship, and his con
tribution to craft aiding in the development of Indonesia, Tanteri received UPAKARTI a national awards from the President Republic of Indonesia in 1986.
Nowadays, the art of glazed pottery in Bali has rapidly developed. In Pejaten, many ceramic studios have produced various motif of products inspired by the natural environment and culture of Bali.
In an effort to maintain and preserve the art of ceramics, Oka Mahendra feel compelled to establish Tanteri Foundation which aims to preserve and develop the art of pottery and ceramics in Bali. The Tanteri Museum collect various ceramics and pottery ever made in Pejaten village as well as various ceramics found in Indonesian archipelago.
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Primaniyarta Award is the greatest reward to the most successful Indonesian exporters given by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia.
Tanteri is recognized by international standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS) ISO 9001:2000