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Jirapat Tatsanasomboon

B.1971

Bangkok, Thailand


Jirapat is an award-winning Thai artist whose work pivots on the cultural relations between Thailand and the West. He completed his Bachelor’s degree at Chiang Mai University in 1996 with his BA thesis painting Foreign Intervention (1996), which was awarded the Grand Prize of Panasonic Contemporary Art in the 3rd Panasonic Contemporary Painting Exhibition in 1997.


In 1999, he acquired a Master’s degree at Silapakorn University; his MA thesis painting Green Goblin vs Maiyarap (2004) was also awarded the Grand Prize of Panasonic Contemporary Art in the 4th Panasonic Contemporary Painting Exhibition in 2002. Other awards include the Special Award in the 9th Toshiba Thailand Contemporary Art competition in 1997; Grand Prize in the 13th Toshiba Thailand’s Contemporary Art competition in 2001 and Special Prize in the 14th Toshiba Thailand’s Contemporary Art competition in 2002.


Jirapat has participated in several international art shows including Asia Art Now at the Korean Cultural and Arts Foundation, Seoul, Korea (2003); Tradition and Modernity in South East Asian Art at Galerie l’Indochine, New York, USA (2006); Art Singapore 2008, Singapore (2008), Bahrain (2014) Semangat X exhibition in Petronas Gallery, KL Malaysia (2016), Art Central Hong Kong 2019, Art Fair Philippines 2019.


Exhibitions :

Go to Life is beautiful

Life is beautiful

by Jirapat Tatsanasomboon

2nd-30th April 2022


Artworks :

Artist : Jirapat Tatsanasomboon, "Camouflage (after Andy Warhol)", 2022, Acrylic on canvas, 80x80 cm.
Artist : Jirapat Tatsanasomboon, "Camouflage (after Andy Warhol)", 2022
Acrylic on canvas,
80x80 cm.
Artist : Jirapat Tatsanasomboon, "1000 points, a gift of faith", 2022, Acrylic on canvas, 130x150 cm.
Artist : Jirapat Tatsanasomboon, "1000 points, a gift of faith", 2022
Acrylic on canvas,
130x150 cm.