Sri Martha was born in the city of Solo, Central Java,Indonesia November 1941, with the name of Sunarto. He started to paint while in elementary school at that time called the SR or the People’s School, the highest value in the majors of Painting. After he finished high school he started to learn painting from His Uncle named Mochammad Asief, originating from Delanggu. After his Uncle passed away, he began to learn on their own with practice and perseverance began to develop his paintings, in addition to his work he started to enjoy doing a lot of circles and began selling his paintings.
In 1983 he began living in Bali, and began painting there about 17 years, namely in 2000, he returned to his hometown in Sukoharjo, Solo and settled there.