Tawatchai Puntusawasdi

TAWATCHAI PUNTUSAWASDI (b. 1971, Bangkok, Thailand; lives and works in Chiang Mai) pursued his art education at Chiang Mai University (BFA), and then Silpakorn University (MFA). He produces architectural sculptures in organic materials of hard-wood, slate, organic fibres, and metal. Puntusawasdi has exhibited locally in Thailand (National Art Gallery, 2007; Chiang Mai Art Museum, 2001), as well as internationally in countries such as: Singapore (ArtScience Museum, 2018; ADM Gallery, NTU, 2016; Esplanade Concourse, 2008); France (Morisot Foundation, 2007); Taiwan (Soka Art Space, 2008 and Shihmen Reservoir, 2004); Japan (Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, 2007); Germany (Artswitcher Kunstwerks, 2000); and Sweden (Edsvik Konst och Kultur, 1999). In addition, he has participated in the Bangkok Art Biennale 2018, Jakarta Biennale 2009, Biennale of Sydney 2006, and the 50th Venice Biennale. He has twice been the recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.

The Peak, 'Take A Peek Into Tawatchai Puntusawasdi's Artistic Process In Superfold'
Plural Art Magazine, 'Marking Origami With Reality'
Options for The Edge, 'Tawatchai Puntusawasdi's 'Superfold' Skews Our Perception Of Volume, Space And Time'
Art and Market, 'Conversation with Vipash Purichanont'