Born : 1964 Lopburi, Thailand
: Lives and works in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Education / Training
1989 – 1990 Attended “The Art Student League of New York”
1987 BFA (Printmaking), Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
1981 Diploma in Fine Arts, College of Fine Arts, Bangkok, Thailand
21 July 2011; “Public Interaction: Dialogue on Art and Public Space”, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
12 March 2011; “Art Activism Symposium” (Social Activity as Individual), Singapore Biennale 2011, The National University of Singapore Museum, the Salon, National Museum of Singapore.
29 July 2008; “Worldwide/Art World” (the land), Heide Museum of Modern Art and Asialink, Asialink Center, the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.
9 March 2008; “Symposium; Stimulating Cities with Art” (the land), The Japan Foundation and The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Theater 21 at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan.
27 April 2007; Deus (e)X Historia :A Conference Exploring Divinity and Reason in the Production of Knowledge, “The Embarrassment of Religion in Contemporary Art” (the land), the work at the Buddhist-based and artists’ community at Chiang Mai, Thailand, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA.
14 June 2003; “Utopia” (the land), Asian-Europe Foundation (ASEF) in partnership with 50th International Art Exhibition, Utopia Station, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy.
28 Sept. 1996; “Spirituality and Re-investing in Tradition” (Beyond Belief),
The Second Asia-Pacific of Contemporary Art Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery and Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.
Social Activity Project
1998 Co-founder “the land project”
2004 Umong Sippadhamma and “The Land Project” became “the land foundation”.
2011 31st Century Museum of Contemporary Spirits (station) www.31century.org
2011 31st Century Museum of Contemporary Spirit (Laboratory@Chicago),
Lecturer, workshop, exhibition (co-operate with six students)
Sullivan Gallery, School of Art Institution of Chicago, USA.
2010 “Wrong place”, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand
“Beyond…”(Sculpture), Art Forum, Singapore
2009 “Beyond…”(Sculpture), Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
“Beyond…”(Sculpture), Art U Room, Tokyo, Japan
2008 “Beyond” (Painting) 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
2007 “Lifeveryday” at Tang Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
2006 “Sitting (Money)2004-2006” at Tadu Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand
2004-2005 “Sitting” at Bangkok University Art gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, Valentine Willie Fine Art Gallery, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia, Art U-Room, Tokyo, Japan
2003 Solo Exhibition “Kamin Vata Atta Upatan” at Numthong Gallery Bangkok
2002 “Inner/ Outer Gaze at Gallery ART U, Osaka, Japan
2001 “The ordinary man is a Buddha, Passion is bodhi (the wisdom of enlightenment)” Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
2000 “Time & Experience 1990” Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
“Medium Rare Creation Artist project” About Studio / About Café, Bangkok, Thailand
1999 “Anitjang Thukkhang Anata” Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
1998 “Problem – Wisdom” Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
1997 “Normal & Nature” Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Tadu Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand
1996 “Retrospective Photo / Photo Etching Exhibition” About Photo, Bangkok, Thailand
1995 “ABC” British Council, Bangkok, Thailand
“Problem – Wisdom” Visual Drama, Bangkok, Thailand
1994 “What’s in My Mind” Con-Tempus, The Bangkok Fine Arts Center, Queen Sirikit national Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand
1993 “Muangnging Sea Lao” National Gallery Bangkok, Dialogue Gallery, Bangkok and Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai , Thailand
1992 “Niras Thailand” Dialogue Gallery, Bangkok, Silom Artspace, Bangkok and The art Gallery of Faculty of Painting and Graphic Art, Silpakorn University, Bangkok and CON-tempus, The Bangkok Fine Arts Center, Queen Sirikit national Convention Center, Bangkok , Thailand
1991 “Gaw Ery Gaw Gai” Visual Drama, Bangkok and Dialogue Gallery, Bangkok.
1987 Photographs and Prints “Young Artist of the Year, 1987” Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Selected Group Exhibitions
2011 “Art Domain Migration: ASEAN and China”, The Fourth Guangzhou Triennial,
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
“Buddha’s Trace-aspects of Buddhism in Contemporary Art”, Museum of Contemporary Art Bochum, Bochum, Germany
“Negotiating Home History and Nation” Two Decades of Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia 1991 – 2011, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
“Chiang Mai Now” Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
2010 “Imagine Peace”, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
2008 “Kanazawa Art Platform 2008” at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
“Expenditure”, 6th Pusan Biennale, Korea
“World in Painting” Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne Australia
2007 “Show Me Thai” Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
“Dump Postmodern Sculpture in the Dissolved Field” at The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
“Thai Contemporary Charm and Chasm”, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2005 Collaboration with, Sørfinnset/ the nord land project with Søssa Jørgensen, Geir Tore Holm and Rirkrit Tiravanija, under the Artistic Interruptions- Art in Nordland project, Gildeskål, Norway
2004 “Nothing” A Retrospective by Rirkrit Tiravanija and Kamin Lertchaiprasert at Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2003 “Thai-Tanic” Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York
“Utopia Station, 50th Venice Biennial, Italy”
1996 “2nd Asia-Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery, Australia”
1995 “The Spiritual & The Social” Nine Artists from Thailand, Indonesia and The Philippines Represented in the Collection of the Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
1993 “9th Biennale of Sydney” Sydney, Australia
Grants and Awards
1987 “Young Artist of the Year, 1987” Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
2008 “Artist of the year”, Fine Art Award 2007, Fine Art Magazine, Thailand
Collections: Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Bangkok University, Bangkok, Thailand
Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design Contemporary Art,