Outside the window of my airplane, just beyond the tip of the wing, Mt. Agung popped her craggy rim through the cloud cover, exposing herself to the heavens. From my seat, 29 A, I felt as though she was winking at me “so long, see......
My love affair with Indonesia, and in turn the art of batik, began in 1988, when I first visited on a spontaneous side trip from Australia. It took hold of my whole heart and transformed my life. Explore the many ways how it did, and continues to do so .
Explore the many ways how it did, and continues to do so. The Indonesian Lantern made a short film about my current work which captures my motivation and passion, enjoy it now.
Joyfully we welcome you back this holiday season, to experience the sights, sounds, and magic of Indonesia in-person for our 26th Anniversary Show & Sale. For more than two decades From Bali to Bala has brought together art, culture, education, charity, soul & spirit, with convenient shopping in a cross-cultural experience unique to the Philadelphia region. In 2020 because we could not be together physically, we embraced the opportunity to switch gears and created a virtual marketplace. From Bali to Us was born, and is now one identity for both our annual show and online site. As we continue to evolve, we had shelved the online sales for now, however, if you are in the Philadelphia region during the holiday season, please visit us at our annual event in Chestnut Hill, or give us a call and we can shop virtually for you anywhere in the US. Learn more about this year’s show here.