Richard Horstman (b. 1964 Melbourne, Australia) has over twenty-four years of experience in Indonesia, mainly in Bali. He lives and works as a journalist, art writer, and consultant in Ubud. For the past thirteen years, he has contributed to the development of the Indonesian and Bali art worlds through his writing and work behind the scenes, while also traveling to Singapore frequently over the past two decades. Passionate about sharing the virtues of art and building community through art, he reports regularly on the evolution of the Bali art infrastructure and on Larasati Balinese art auctions. In November 2019 he published the book UBUD DIARY: Celebrating the Ubud School of Painting – the Diversity of the Visual Language.