Heriawan Siaw was born on December 8, 1959 in Pendopo Liat in South Sumatra, Indonesia. Since he was a kid, painting has been his passion and he frequently won drawing competition for school children.
* In 1981, continued his study at Fine Art School of the Trisakti University, majoring in interior design.
* In 1998, following the May riots, he became more productive.
* In 2000, leaving his profession as interior designer and determining to be exist in fine art world.
* In 2002, one of Indofood Art Award finalist
1978 : Joint exhibition with Koko Bae at Balai Budaya, Jakarta
2002 : Indofood Art Award finalists exhibition in National Museum.
2005 : Bangkit Aceh” Nasional Gallery, Jakarta
2007 : Surabaya Biennale, Surabaya
2007 : Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai, Cina
2008 : Manifesto, Nasional Gallery, Jakarta
2004 : Exspression and Movement” at Minima Maxima Gallery, Jakarta
2005 : ” Spirit of Freedom” O Hause Gallery, Jakarta
2006 : ” Alam Spiritual “ V Gallery ( Marbella ) Kemang Raya, Jakarta
2007 : ” Abstract Expression from the East” Langgeng Gallery, Magelang
2010 : Melodies in Blue Ganesha Gallery, Four Sesons, Bali