Oscar Motuloh was born on August 17 in Surabaya, East of Java. He started his journalism career as reporter at Antara National News Agency in 1988. Two years later he was assigned to the Press Photo Division and directed that division (2004-2009). He is now the executive Director of Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara. He teaches photojournalism across Indonesia.
He has been actively organized photo exhibition, photography seminars and workshops and produced several books on photography. He is frequently requested to be jury for various photo competitions and to be photography curator in Indonesia and overseas.