I Nyoman Meja born in Ubud, Gianyar, Bali. He was born in 1952. His life since childhood has been in the arts, because Ubud is the arts district in Bali. He became an active member in Wartha Ratna Foundation in Ubud, since 1980.
He studied painting by self-taught from a young age, and never learned to paint with artists in Bali, but only temporarily. Balinese artists who've taught painting is Mr. Sinom, Wayan Lantur, and Serati.
Many works of his paintings have been exhibited in many countries, and regularly exhibited in Indonesia.