Dirga was born in Bongkasa Bali, 1955. He starts to paint in 1969 taught by Nyoman Gerbig from Penestanan Ubud.
In 1970’s he visited and met many artists who exhibited their work in the small shop Tebesaya Ubud. During that era Ubud’s condition was not like it is today. During the 1980’s his collected art work was exhibited in Sumerta Art, Teges Ubud, Gianyar, Bali. One Chinese collector Kim Syang collected some of his paintings. In 1990 he exhibited his work in Museum Agung Gde Rai Ubud. In 1995 he exhibited his work in Muji Art Gallery Painting Studio, Mawang Ubud.