Amir Sidharta graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture. He continued his studies in Museology at George Washington University on a Fulbright Grant. He is currently the Curator/Director of the Museum UniversitasPelitaHarapan (U.P.H) and a lecturer of architecture at U.P.H. In 2005, he established Sidharta Auctioneer. His writings and photographs have appeared in a number of newspapers, as well as in literary magazines and professional journals.