Artist Profile

Fuad Machmud

Fuad Machmud

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Fuad began his creative career with the interests and ability to create using handworks, such as crafting furniture, sunglasses frames, and apparel. After experimenting with several mediums, he believed that he could express himself the most through tattoo arts.

His works portray his amusements in arts and culture with his unique character of traditional elements. Standing strong on his Indonesian roots, he mixes his earlier styles of Mediterranean and Egyptian forms with Indonesian motif arts. Fuad makes sure that all of his designs are presented in the most aesthetically pleasing way for the eyes.

Fuad’s accomplishments and participation include being the brand ambassador of Jägermeister Indonesia, one of Indonesia’s representatives at Island Tattoo Connection, having his artwork as the main artwork for Vice x Potato Head: 2nd Anniversary event, and collaborated with Galeri Wastraku for their Hilu Ngara exhibition. He aims to continually promote Indonesian culture, and his vision is to combine photography, fashion, and tattoo into one phenomenal project.