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Sutee Kunavichayanont

Born 1965, Bangkok, Thailand
EDUCATION

1985-1989    
BFA (Graphic Arts), Faculty of Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University, Bangkok.

1992-1993    
Master of Visual Arts, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012    
The World Without Politics, VWFA, Singapore.
Crazily Good!, Number 1 Gallery, Bangkok.

2011    
Floating, WTF, Bangkok.

2010    
Half Truth, Phuket 346, Phuket, Thailand.
Longing for Siam, Inventing Thailand, Number 1 Gallery, Bangkok.

2005    
Stereotyped Thailand, 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok.

2001    
Inflated Nostalgia, Atelier Frank & Lee, Singapore
Siamese Twins, Thai Art Foundation, Amsterdam
Elephant, Optica, Montreal, Canada
Baby Elephant, Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan.

2000    
4 Days, Elephant Breath Donation and History Class, Silpakorn University Art Gallery, Bangkok

1999    
Burden of Joy, Bangkok University Art Gallery, Bangkok

1998    
Rain Drops-Pig’s Shit Running, TADU Contemporary Art, Bangkok.

1997    
The Myth of an Asian Tiger, Galerie Gauche, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris, France

1995    
The White Elephants of Siam, The Art Gallery of the Faculty of Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University, Bangkok

1994    
Flowing Tide, Silom Art Space, Bangkok

1993    
Void and Emptiness, First Draft (West), NSW, Australia.
Time and Mind, Tin Sheds Gallery, NSW, Australia.
Flowing Tide, Allen Street Gallery, NSW, Australia.

1991    
From the Outside Looking In, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, Australia.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012    
Thai Trends from Localism to Internationalism, Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Bangkok.
Art Exhibition by Klum Silapin Duan Pluendsapa,
20 Years Pluendsapa Prachadham, Ratchadamnoen Road, Bangkok.
Graduated Emergence, Number 1 Gallery, Bangkok

2011     
Negotiating Home, History and Nation: Two decades of contemporary art in Southeast Asia 1991 – 2011, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

2010    
Imagine Peace, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre,Bangkok

2009    
Asean Contemporary Art Exchange, Myanmar.
Art ’80, HoF Art, Thailand
Silpakorn-Guangzhou Art Exhibition & Seminar 2009, the Art Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China; Art Centre, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

2008    
Flashback ’76, Pridi Banomyong Institute, Bangkok Krung Thep 226, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
Beasts, Breasts & Beauty, Contemporary Southeast Asian Art from a Private Collection, Alliance Française, Singapore
Fidelity Not Fealty, H Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
More to Love, the Art of Living Together, TK Park, Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok-Shizuoka Aesthetics the Relationship Art Exhibition, the Princess Art Gallery, Sanamchandra Palace Campus, Silpakorn University

2007-2008    
Art of Corruption, OCAC Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2007    
Show Me Thai, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.
Experience, Project Zero : Festival of Art & Culture by OKMD, Central World, Bangkok.
So Close / So Far Away, Crac Alsace, Altkirch, France, Be-Part, Waregem, Belgium, Het Domein, the Netherlands.
Religious Beliefs and Contemporary, Social Phenomena of Southern East Asia, Guangdong Museum of Art, China.
Aumnad suengsood nan pen kong ratsadon tank rai, Sculpture Garden, Thammasat University
Krongkan sangsan jitakam bantuenk prawattisad nai peudti koh Ratthanakosin, The Queen’s Gallery, Bangkok

2006-2007     
The Art Exhibition, Celebration Art in the Reign of King Rama 9, 6 Decades of Thai Art, The Queen’s Gallery, Bangkok

2006    
The 5th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.
Temporary Art Museum Soi Sabai, Pla Dib, Bangkok
A-Z, Hirosaki, Japan
Tout a Fait Thai, Place Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France.
Red Art Award 2, Pridi Banomyong Institute, Bangkok.

2005    
Neo-Nationalism, The Art Center, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
Silpa Bhudda, The Queen’s Gallery, Bangkok.
Thai Festival, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy.
Arts for Smiles, Museum Hall Siam Commercial Bank

2004    
Identities Versus Globalisation, Chiang Mai Art Museum, Chiang Mai, the National Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand and Dahlem Museum, Berlin, Germany
Living Art-Regional Artists Respond to HIV/AIDS, The Queen’s Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
Somchai Nilapaijit’s Portrait, 14 October Memorial, Bangkok
Welcome to Soi Sabai, graf media gm, Osaka, Japan.
Art Summit Indonesia IV, 2004: Performance and Visual Arts, Jakarta, Indonesia
Les Panoramiques, Optica, Montreal, Canada.

2003    
Next Move, Contemporary Art from Thailand, Earl Lu Gallery, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, Singapore.
La Sagesse, The Atelier, Bangkok.
Art in Box, Galleria Plaza, Bangkok.
14 October, View from Artists, Jamjuree Art Gallery, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.
Asian Contemporary Art Exhibition: Parallel Time, Art Museum of China Academy of Arts, Hang Zhou, China.
Tiger’s Eye: Assorted Asian Tigers, Proud Camden, London, UK.

2002    
Imagined Workshop, the 2nd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale 2002, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan.
Bangkok Meets Cologne, Cologne Meets Bangkok, Silpakorn University Art Gallery, Bangkok.
Thin Skin: The Fickle Nature of Bubbles, Spheres, and Inflatable Structure, AXA Gallery, New York, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona,
La Sagesse, Grand Arch, Paris, France.
Site+Sight, Translating Cultures, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, Singapore.
No Worries! Mai Pen Rai, Art from Australia and Thailand, Monash University Museum of Art, Victoria, Australia
Art, Religion, Faith, Vision, The Art Center, Chulalongkorn University
Within, Art in General, New York, USA.

2001    
History & Memory, The Art Center, Chulalongkorn University and the Art Museum, Chiang Mai University.
Cologne Meets Bangkok, Bangkok Meets Cologne, Kunstwerk, Cologne, Germany
Writing Thai: a Learning Reform, Baby Elephants, Galerie des arts visuels, Quebec, Canada
The End of Growth?, Art Museum of Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Art Centre of Silpakorn University, Bangkok.
keep your distance, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur; Biz Art, Shanghai; Morris Gallery, Tokyo; Le Credac, Centre d’Art d’Ivry, France.

2000    
Thai Contemporary Art 2000, Art Centre, Silpakorn University, Bangkok
Town Invade Forestry, the Artists Preserve Western Tropical Forest, National Gallery, Bangkok
While You Were Sleeping, Alliance Française, Bangkok
The Beauty of Democracy, Public Art Exhibition, 100 Years of Pridi Banomyong and Thai Society, Bangkok.
keep your distance, Tadu Contemporary Arts, Bangkok; Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore.
The Glocal Scents of Thailand, Edsvik konst och kultur, Sweden
Thai Art 2000, Thai Art Foundation, Amsterdam

1999    
Trace, Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Arts, Liverpool, UK.
Alter Ego, ThaiEU Collaborative Project, Bangkok
Jardins Secrets, Art dans la Ville, SaintEtienne, France
26th Century, Self Examination by Cobalt Blue Group, National Gallery, Bangkok
No Guarantee, Sydney College of the Arts Gallery, Australia
10 Asian Artists in Residence, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, USA

1998    
8 Artistes Thais a Paris, la Maison des Arts EuropeAsie, Paris, France    
Books, Kruru Sapa Publishing House, Bangkok
Report from the Forest 1998, National Gallery, Bangkok
Bangkok Art Project 1998, Bangkok

1997    
Contemporary Fine Arts Exhibition, Hanoi Fine Arts Institute and Hue College of Arts, Vietnam
Thai Vision I, California Polytechnic State University, USA

1996    
The 3rd Art Exhibition by the Cobalt Blue Group, The National Art Gallery, Bangkok
Golden Jubilee Art Exhibition: 50 Years of Thai Art, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center
Into the Next Decade, Tadu Contemporary Art, Bangkok

1995    
Long Table and Stairway to Heaven, with Paradix K, at Kitaza, Kyoto, Japan

1994    
2537, Thailand Cultural Centre, Bangkok                     

1992    
Art Works Four, Melbourne, Australia

1991    
The 6th International Print Biennale, Varna’91, Bulgaria

1990    
The 5th Busan Biennial, Busan, Korea
International Exhibition of Graphic Art, Freshen, Western Germany.


CURATORSHIP

2008    
The Best of Discovery, ShContemporary Art (Thai section), Shanghai, China.
Traces of Siamese Smile: Art+Faith+Politics+Love, (co-curated), Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok

2005    
Those Dying Wishing to Stay, Those Living Preparing to Leave, Thai Pavilion, 51st Biennale di Venezia, works by Montien Boonma and Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, (co-curated).


AWARDS AND HONOURS

2006    
Red Art Award 2, Pridi Banomyong Institute.

2003    
Misiem Yipinsoi Grants, the Faculty of Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Arts.

2002     
Silpa Bhirasri Creativity Grants, Silpakorn University Art Centre, Thailand

1989    
The Friendship Programme for the 21st Century, Japan
Award Winner (print), The Contemporary Art Competition, Thailand

1983    
Top Award Winner, Painting, The Fourth Children’s Art Exhibition of Thailand
National Youth Bureau Award for Outstanding Young Artist Painting Category


COLLECTIONS
Thai Farmers Bank PCL., Bangkok
Thai Investment and Securities PCL.(TISCO), Bangkok
LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
H&F Collection, Amsterdam, the Netherland
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Koc Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey



Exhibitions :

Go to Longing for Siam, Inventing Thailand

Longing for Siam, Inventing Thailand

by Sutee Kunavichayanont

 December 16th, 2010 -  January 15th, 2011

Go to Crazily Good

Crazily Good

by Sutee Kunavichayanont

March 15th - April 21st ,2012

Go to Animal Club สัตวสโมสร

Animal Club สัตวสโมสร

by Sutee Kunavichayanont

July 9th - July 30th 2016


Artworks :

ประเทศไทยหัวทิ่ม, Upside Down Thailand, 2012, Oil on Plywood, 300cm, height
ประเทศไทยหัวทิ่ม, Upside Down Thailand, 2012
Oil on Plywood,
300cm, height
โหยสยาม ไทยประดิษฐ์ (แผนที่สยาม/ไทย), Longing for Siam, Inventing Thailand (Siamese/Thai Map), 2010, Stopmotion/DVD 2”, DVD player, LCD projector, plaster, Ply wood, Dark room dimension : 360 x 612 x 240cm, Plaster doll : 10 x 9 x 33cm
โหยสยาม ไทยประดิษฐ์ (แผนที่สยาม/ไทย), Longing for Siam, Inventing Thailand (Siamese/Thai Map), 2010
Stopmotion/DVD 2”, DVD player, LCD projector, plaster, Ply wood,
Dark room dimension : 360 x 612 x 240cm, Plaster doll : 10 x 9 x 33cm
พลิกแผ่นดิน (เหลือง-แดง), Reversed Motherland (Yellow-Red), 2012, Paper cut, 100 x 52.5cm
พลิกแผ่นดิน (เหลือง-แดง), Reversed Motherland (Yellow-Red), 2012
Paper cut,
100 x 52.5cm
เชื่อผู้นำชาติพ้นภัย, Believe in Your Leader, and the Nation will be Free from Danger, 2010, Painted tin sheet , Diameter 65cm
เชื่อผู้นำชาติพ้นภัย, Believe in Your Leader, and the Nation will be Free from Danger, 2010
Painted tin sheet ,
Diameter 65cm
Dog, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Dog, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
แผ่นดินแม่, My Motherland, 2012, Paper cut, 100 x 52.5cm
แผ่นดินแม่, My Motherland, 2012
Paper cut,
100 x 52.5cm
พระบาทสมเด็จพระจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว, King Mongkut, 2010, Chalk on canvas, 68.5 x 99cm
พระบาทสมเด็จพระจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว, King Mongkut, 2010
Chalk on canvas,
68.5 x 99cm
Dragon, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Dragon, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
พลิกแผ่นดิน (หัวทิ่ม), Reversed Motherland (Upside down), 2012, Paper cut, 100 x 52.5cm
พลิกแผ่นดิน (หัวทิ่ม), Reversed Motherland (Upside down), 2012
Paper cut,
100 x 52.5cm
มณฑลบูรพา, Monthon Burapha, 2010, Chalk on canvas, 115 x 160cm
มณฑลบูรพา, Monthon Burapha, 2010
Chalk on canvas,
115 x 160cm
Goat, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Goat, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
นวดมหาประลัย (นวดใบหน้า), Massage Attack (Face Massage), 2011, Acrylic and tempera on Canvas, 60x50cm
นวดมหาประลัย (นวดใบหน้า), Massage Attack (Face Massage), 2011
Acrylic and tempera on Canvas,
60x50cm
รำวงเพื่อชาติ, “Rumwong” for the Nation, 2010, Painted tin sheet, 51 x 90cm
รำวงเพื่อชาติ, “Rumwong” for the Nation, 2010
Painted tin sheet,
51 x 90cm
Horse, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Horse, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
นวดมหาประลัย (ยืดเส้น), Massage Attack (Tension Relief), 2011, Acrylic and tempera on Canvas, 60x50cm
นวดมหาประลัย (ยืดเส้น), Massage Attack (Tension Relief), 2011
Acrylic and tempera on Canvas,
60x50cm
แหลมทอง, Laemthong, 2010, Chalk on Ply wood, 60 x 120cm
แหลมทอง, Laemthong, 2010
Chalk on Ply wood,
60 x 120cm
Monkey, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Monkey, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
ลาแล้วไทยแลนด์, Farwell to Thailand, 2012, Acrylic and tempera on Canvas, 60x50cm
ลาแล้วไทยแลนด์, Farwell to Thailand, 2012
Acrylic and tempera on Canvas,
60x50cm
นวดมหาประลัย (เข้าเป้า), Massage Attack (Hit the Target), 2012, Acrylic and tempera on Canvas, 60x50cm
นวดมหาประลัย (เข้าเป้า), Massage Attack (Hit the Target), 2012
Acrylic and tempera on Canvas,
60x50cm
ไทยใหม่, New Thai, 2010, Painted tin sheet, 16 x 72cm
ไทยใหม่, New Thai, 2010
Painted tin sheet,
16 x 72cm
Ox, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Ox, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
กลางใจนาง, At the Lady’s Heart, 2012, Acrylic and tempera on Canvas, 60x50cm
กลางใจนาง, At the Lady’s Heart, 2012
Acrylic and tempera on Canvas,
60x50cm
พี่น้องชาวไทย!, Brothers Thai!, 2010, Chalk on canvas, 55 x 69cm
พี่น้องชาวไทย!, Brothers Thai!, 2010
Chalk on canvas,
55 x 69cm
Pig, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Pig, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
สาวไทยหญิงแกร่ง, Iron Lady, 2012, Acrylic and tempera on Canvas, 60x50cm
สาวไทยหญิงแกร่ง, Iron Lady, 2012
Acrylic and tempera on Canvas,
60x50cm
ถ้าไม่อยากเป็นทาษ จงเป็นมหาอำนาจ, Do not be a slave, be a Power, 2010, Enamel on cloth, 300 x 400cm
ถ้าไม่อยากเป็นทาษ จงเป็นมหาอำนาจ, Do not be a slave, be a Power, 2010
Enamel on cloth,
300 x 400cm
Rabbit, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Rabbit, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
มงคลสมรส, Wedding, 2012, Acrylic and tempera on Canvas, 60x50cm
มงคลสมรส, Wedding, 2012
Acrylic and tempera on Canvas,
60x50cm
สองฟากแม่โขงเป็นของเรา, Both Sides of Mae Khong River Belong to Us, 2010, Enamel on cloth, 300 x 400cm
สองฟากแม่โขงเป็นของเรา, Both Sides of Mae Khong River Belong to Us, 2010
Enamel on cloth,
300 x 400cm
Rat, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Rat, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
นวดมหาประลัย (สำหรับสาวไทย) /Massage Attack (For Thai Lady), 2012, Acrylic and tempera on Canvas, 60x50cm
นวดมหาประลัย (สำหรับสาวไทย) /Massage Attack (For Thai Lady), 2012
Acrylic and tempera on Canvas,
60x50cm
เพลงสร้างชาติ, Songs Building the Nation, 2010, Painted tin sheet , 20.5x98cm
เพลงสร้างชาติ, Songs Building the Nation, 2010
Painted tin sheet ,
20.5x98cm
Rooster, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Rooster, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
นวดมหาประลัย (ยืดหลัง) / Massage Attack (Back Massage), 2012, Acrylic and tempera on Canvas, 60x50cm
นวดมหาประลัย (ยืดหลัง) / Massage Attack (Back Massage), 2012
Acrylic and tempera on Canvas,
60x50cm
หลัก 6 ประการ, 6 Commands, 2010, Painted tin sheet, 66.5 x 109cm
หลัก 6 ประการ, 6 Commands, 2010
Painted tin sheet,
66.5 x 109cm
Snake, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Snake, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
นวดมหาประลัย (ศีรษะฝรั่ง) / Massage Attack (Farang’s Head), 2011, Acrylic and tempera on Canvas, 50x60cm
นวดมหาประลัย (ศีรษะฝรั่ง) / Massage Attack (Farang’s Head), 2011
Acrylic and tempera on Canvas,
50x60cm
เราเชื่อเราไว้ไจไนผู้นำ, We Believe, We Trust in Our Leader, 2010, Painted tin sheet  31 x 103.5, 31 x 103.5cm
เราเชื่อเราไว้ไจไนผู้นำ, We Believe, We Trust in Our Leader, 2010
Painted tin sheet 31 x 103.5,
31 x 103.5cm
Tiger, 2016, Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel, Diameter 100 cm.
Tiger, 2016
Acrylic and neon light on wooden panel,
Diameter 100 cm.
คำ, Words, 0, Plywood and paint, Various sizes
คำ, Words, 0
Plywood and paint,
Various sizes
มาลานำไทยสู่มหาอำนาจ, The Hat Paves Our Road towards Power, 2010, Painted tin sheet, 26 x 120cm
มาลานำไทยสู่มหาอำนาจ, The Hat Paves Our Road towards Power, 2010
Painted tin sheet,
26 x 120cm
ทุกสมัยไทยจะดีมีผู้นำฯ, Good Leader, 2010, Painted tin sheet , 33 x 133cm
ทุกสมัยไทยจะดีมีผู้นำฯ, Good Leader, 2010
Painted tin sheet ,
33 x 133cm
Wai (Thai Man), 2009, neon light & wood, 100 x 134 cm
Wai (Thai Man), 2009
neon light & wood,
100 x 134 cm
Life versus Art life, 2009, resin, cloth, life-size, life-size
Life versus Art life, 2009
resin, cloth, life-size,
life-size
Thai Tiger, 2009, neon & wood, , diameter 1.5m
Thai Tiger, 2009
neon & wood, ,
diameter 1.5m