Suparman was born in South Sumatra in 1975 and grew up there. Even before getting started with his art studies at the public Institute of Fine Arts in Yogyakarta, Java, he took part in group exhibitions, especially in Sumatra. He completed his studies with a focus on sculpture in 2016 and has been working as a freelance artist ever since. He is a member of the Indonesian Association of Sculpture Creators ( Asosiasi Pematung Indonesia).