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Tawatchai Somkong


Born

1966  Maehongson


Education

1994

Post-Diploma in Fine Art (Painting)

Kala-Bhavana, Visva Bharati,

Santinketan, W.B. India.


Solo Exhibitions

2012

            - "The Star’s Discourse.Lies to the world that have never been stopped" , Number 1 Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2006

            - RETROSPECTIVE, Number 1 Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2003

-FROM INSIDE gallery 55, Bangkok, Thailand

2002

-ON THE PATH TO FREEDOM open Arts Space, Bangkok, Thailand

2000

-KRU, SPIRIT OF THE ORIENT Surapon Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

1998

-ECSTASY LAND National Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand


Selected Exhibitions

2006

            - SATELLITE CONTEMPORARY EXHIBITION, Creative Shanghai, Shanghai City, China

- 2nd INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION THAILAND – USA, Thailand Cultural Centre, Bangkok

2005

-“THE 14th” LANTERN OF THE EAST, INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL 2005” Eastern Center of Art, Thailand.

- THE 6th  CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION “FOOT- FOOT PRINT” at Silpakorn University art gallery, Bangkok,

2004

- The 5th Thai Contemporary art New Vision of Thai Phra Bot, Silpakorn University Art Gallery, Bangkok.

2003

-A CHARITY ART  EXHIBITION FROM 17 THAI CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS 100 Ton Son gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2002

-THAI SPIRITUAL TIES Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Chiang Mai

-SPIRITUALITY IN CONTEMPORARY THAI ART at the Art gallery of faculty of Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University, Bangkok

2001

-ROOT Art Exibition, Open Art Space, Bangkok, Thailand

-MULTIPLE EXPRESSION OF THAI ARTIST (META) Vieng Tavern Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

-THE END OF GROWTH?

Art Exhibition Organized by Heinrich-Boell foundation Chiang Mai University Art Museum



2000

-CONSULAR FORUM 2000 HOUSTON ART EXHIBITIONS HONORING THE KINGDOM OF THAILAND, The Alien Center Art Gallery Houston Texas, USA

-TIME & BEING

Chiang Mai Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand

1999

            -AJAC 25th NEW ART IN TOKYO Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Ueno Imperial Park Tokyo, Japan

1998

-CONTEMPORARY ARTS EXHIBITION Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand

-5 NORTHERN ARTISTS Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Chiang Mai

1997

-5 NORTHERN ARTISTS at the Musical Art Center, Bangkok Bank, Bangkok, Thailand

1996

-THE 42nd NATIONAL EXHIBITION OF ART National gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

1995

-THE 2nd THAILAND ART AWARDS (The Philip morris group of companies)

National gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

-THE 2nd ASIAN ART AWARDS (The Philip morris group of companies)Yayasan Seni Rupa Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

-DHRAMMA AND ECSTASY Kruthep Art gallery, Chiang Mai

1994

-8 ARTISTS an Art exhibition, Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan, W.B.India

-THE 1st THAILAND ART AWARDS

(The Philip morris group of companies) National gallery, Bangkok, Thailand


1993

-HOMAGE TO STELLA KRAMRISH

Exhibition of Paintings and Sculptures, Nandan gallery, Santiniketan,W.B. India

1992

-4 ARTISTS an Art exhibition Katayan gallery, Calcutta, W.B.India


Honours and Awards

1995

-Award Winner, The 7th Toshiba “Brings Good Thing to Life” Art Competition, National Gallery, Bangkok

-Top Awards Winner. The 2nd Thailand Art Awards (Philip Morris Group of Companies) National Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

1986

-Top Award Winner (Painting) The 3rd Youth’s Art Exhibition of Thailand, Bangkok

1985

-Top Award Winner (Painting) The 2nd Youth’s Art Exhibition of Thailand, Bangkok

1984

- Award Winner (Painting) The 1st Youth’s Art Exhibition of Thailand, Bangkok



Exhibitions :

Go to Retrospective 2006

Retrospective 2006

by Tawatchai Somkong

16 December 2006 - 13 January 2007

Go to The Star’s Discourse.Lies to the world that have never been stopped

The Star’s Discourse.Lies to the world that have never been stopped

by Tawatchai Somkong

May 24th – June 16th, 2012


Artworks :

Black Santa Claus : Killing culture on righteousness, ซานตาครอสดำ : วัฒนธรรมการฆ่าบนความชอบธรรม, 2011, Oil on Linen, 180x200cm
Black Santa Claus : Killing culture on righteousness, ซานตาครอสดำ : วัฒนธรรมการฆ่าบนความชอบธรรม, 2011
Oil on Linen,
180x200cm
Screaming of Ignorance, 2006, Oil on Linen, 110x90cm
Screaming of Ignorance, 2006
Oil on Linen,
110x90cm
Santa
Santa' s Bomb : Bloody gift from the man of justice, ระเบิดของซานต้า : ของขวัญเลือดจากผู้ทรงคุณธรรม, 2011
Oil on Linen,
180x200cm
In the Tripitaka (What is What), 1998, Acrylic on canvas, 170x200cm
In the Tripitaka (What is What), 1998
Acrylic on canvas,
170x200cm
The Star
The Star' s Discourse : Lies to the world that have never been stopped, วาทกรรมแห่งดวงดาว : เรื่องลวงโลกที่ไม่เคยหยุด, 2011
Oil on Linen,
180x200cm
On the path of freedom, 2005, Oil on canvas, 110x90cm
On the path of freedom, 2005
Oil on canvas,
110x90cm
Tank of Mercy : Combating violence with violence, รถถังแห่งความเมตตา : ความรุนแรงสู้ด้วยความรุนแรง, 2011, Oil on Linen, 200x340cm
Tank of Mercy : Combating violence with violence, รถถังแห่งความเมตตา : ความรุนแรงสู้ด้วยความรุนแรง, 2011
Oil on Linen,
200x340cm
On the path of freedom, 2005, Oil on canvas, 100x85cm
On the path of freedom, 2005
Oil on canvas,
100x85cm
Elvis
Elvis's Bomb : Lies to the world that have never been stopped, ระเบิดของเอลวิส : เรื่องลวงโลกที่ไม่เคยหยุด, 2011
Oil on Linen,
200x180cm
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x, 2006
,
Elvis
Elvis's Bomb : The entertainment of destruction, ระเบิดของเอลวิส : ความบันเทิงแห่งการทำลายล้าง, 2011
Oil on Linen,
200x180cm
Screaming of Ignorance (Escape), 2006, Oil on canvas, 110x90cm
Screaming of Ignorance (Escape), 2006
Oil on canvas,
110x90cm
Pink Bomb : Gentle death the world pay gratitude, ระเบิดสีชมพู : โลกต้องยอมรับและสรรเสริญกับความตายที่นุ่มนวล, 2011, 2011, 200x180cm
Pink Bomb : Gentle death the world pay gratitude, ระเบิดสีชมพู : โลกต้องยอมรับและสรรเสริญกับความตายที่นุ่มนวล, 2011
2011,
200x180cm
Inside out, 2006, Oil on Linen, 110x90cm
Inside out, 2006
Oil on Linen,
110x90cm
Back to the passion, 2001, Oil on canvas, 130x110cm
Back to the passion, 2001
Oil on canvas,
130x110cm
Giveup, 2006, Oil on Linen, 60x50cm
Giveup, 2006
Oil on Linen,
60x50cm
Being extinguished of ignorance, 2000, Oil on Linen, 130x150cm
Being extinguished of ignorance, 2000
Oil on Linen,
130x150cm
Red karma, 2006, Oil on Linen, 110x130cm
Red karma, 2006
Oil on Linen,
110x130cm
Reflection of indentity, 2006, Oil on Linen, 85x100cm
Reflection of indentity, 2006
Oil on Linen,
85x100cm
On the middle way, 2006, Oil on Linen, 60x50cm
On the middle way, 2006
Oil on Linen,
60x50cm
Growing up to attachement, 2006, Oil on Linen, 110x90cm
Growing up to attachement, 2006
Oil on Linen,
110x90cm
Keeping the balance, 2006, Oil on jute, 130x110cm
Keeping the balance, 2006
Oil on jute,
130x110cm
The story of brilliant yellow green, 1998, Acrylic on canvas, 130x150cm
The story of brilliant yellow green, 1998
Acrylic on canvas,
130x150cm
Kru Kru, 1999, Oil on canvas, 85x100cm
Kru Kru, 1999
Oil on canvas,
85x100cm
Escape, 1998, Acrylic on canvas, 130x150cm
Escape, 1998
Acrylic on canvas,
130x150cm
Never forget the miracle story, 1998, Acrylic on canvas, 130x150cm
Never forget the miracle story, 1998
Acrylic on canvas,
130x150cm
Keeping the balance, 2003, Acrylic, Oil on canvas, 100x85cm
Keeping the balance, 2003
Acrylic, Oil on canvas,
100x85cm
From inside, 2003, Acrylic, Oil on canvas, 110x130cm
From inside, 2003
Acrylic, Oil on canvas,
110x130cm
Above water, 2003, Acrylic, Oil on canvas, 100x85cm
Above water, 2003
Acrylic, Oil on canvas,
100x85cm
Phawana, 2006, Acrylic, Oil on canvas, 270x220cm
Phawana, 2006
Acrylic, Oil on canvas,
270x220cm
Phawana, 2006, Acrylic, Oil on canvas, 270x220cm
Phawana, 2006
Acrylic, Oil on canvas,
270x220cm
Phawana, 2006, Acrylic, Oil on canvas, 270x220cm
Phawana, 2006
Acrylic, Oil on canvas,
270x220cm
Phawana, 2006, Acrylic, Oil on canvas, 270x220cm
Phawana, 2006
Acrylic, Oil on canvas,
270x220cm
Phawana, 2006, Acrylic, Oil on canvas, 270x220cm
Phawana, 2006
Acrylic, Oil on canvas,
270x220cm