Jimat Achmadi was born in Yogyakarta. He was worked as make-up artist for Teater Ketjil (Jakarta) and Teater Koma (Jakarta), winner of In The Name of Love a poetic essay painting competition on The Issues of Discrimination and Religions (2012). Member of the United Haiku and Tanka Society since 2014
Jimat’s drawings and photographs have been published as haiga and shahai in A Hundred Gourds, Akitsu Quarterly, Bregengemme, Cattails, DailyHaiga, DIOGEN, Failed Haiku, HAIGAOnline, Hedgerow, Prune Juice, The Urban Halcyon, The Zen Space, and some selected in the World Haiku Association (WHA) Haiga Contest. In collaboration with Ken Sawitri, two of their haiga have been awarded as the Editor’s Choice in Cattails May 2014 Edition and September 2014 Edition. On February 2016, their collaboration are featured in DailyHaiga Special Feature: Kampung Halaman, Haiku and Haiga from Indonesia, Haiga by Ken Sawitri and Jimat Achmadi.
Some of Jimat’s notes published as poems in Cattails, World Haiku Association (WHA) Haiga Contest, and One Sentence Poems.