CV Imhathai Suwatthanasilp

artist Imhathai Suwatthanasilp at work

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2004 : B.F.A., Thai Arts (2nd.Class Honors ), Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
2006 : Certificate for Exchange Programme, École nationale supérieure des Beaus-Arts de Paris (ENSBA), Paris,France
2008 : M.F.A., Thai Arts, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
2009 : Certificate in Marble Carving, Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, Italy

Solo Exhibitions :

2020 :
– “(UN)SEEN”, 1Projects Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Treasure Map”, Gallery Seescape, Chiang-Mai, Thailand.
2017 :
– “Ruen Sam Nam See (7 Elements)”, Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Cell-Scape”, Drawing Project at ApArt art space, Bangkok, Thailand.
2017 : “Back to Black”, Virus Space and Café, Huahin, Thailand.
2014 : “Rebirth”, Numthong Gallery , Bangkok , Thailand.
2012 :
– “Hair for Hope”, Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Hair for Hope : The New Beginning”, Ardel, Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
2011 : “Diary of a Weaving Story”, GMT+7 art & design Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2010 : “Diary of a Weaving Story”, Ardel Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
2008 : “DNA”, Valentine Willie Fine Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2007 :
– “Memory : My Hair”, ENSBA, Paris, France
– “DNA”, Whitespace Gallery, Siam Square, Bangkok, Thailand


Group and selected exhibitions :

2024 :
– “Once Upon a Hair”, Central the Original Store, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Constellation”, Bangkok University Gallery (BUG), Pathum Thani, Thailand.

2023 :
– “Asia Now Paris Art Fair” in collaboration with Atta Gallery and Galerie BAQ, Booth N01, Monnaie de Paris, Paris, France.
– “Tropical Hallucinations” in collaboration with Atta Gallery and Galerie BAQ, Galerie BAQ, Paris, France.
– “Art SG 2023”, 1Projects Gallery, Booth FR05, Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore.
– “Private Collection”, Numthong Art Space, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “A River That Flows Both Ways / Selected works from the 23rd Biennale of Sydney : rìvus”, ACE, Lion Arts Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

2022 :
– “The Biennale of Sydney 2022”, Pier 2/3 Walsh Bay, Sydney, Australia
– “Human(e)”, Museum of Contemporary Art Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
– “Other Possible Worlds”: Contemporary Art from Thailand, 16 Albermarle and Delmar Gallery, Sydney, Australia
– “Breathe”, A Dual exhibition, Richard Koh Fine Art, Gillman Barracks, Singapore. Curated by Nim Niyomsin
– “MakMak”, Placemak, Sukhumvit 67, Bangkok, Thailand
– “Hotel Art Fair”, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon, Bangkok, Thailand (presented by Gallery Seescape)
– “ST-ART” The Contemporary and Design Art Fair, galerie Arnaud Lebecq, Strasbourg, France
– “2022 Acquisitions Office of Contemporary Art and Culture”, National Art Gallery, Ministry of Culture, Bangkok, Thailand

2021 :
– “Visions of Light”, 16 Albermale Project Space, Sydney, Australia
– “Time – Lapse : Reflecting on Thai Art”, 333 Anywhere, Bangkok, Thailand
– “(ENTRELACS)”, Galerie Arnaud Lebecq, Paris, France
– “Human(e)”, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Bangkok, Thailand
– “Art for Air”, Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2020 :
– “Collected : Collectibles”, ‘N’ ATTA Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Believes”, Duke Contemporary Art Space, Gaysorn Village, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Venus & Vases”, ‘N’ ATTA Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “The End is Now, Now is Here”, SAC Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Art for Air”, One Nimman, Chiangmai, Thailand

2019 :
– “Trans-Synthesis”, Songkhla Pavilion, Venice, Italy
– “Transience and Transformation”, A+ Works of Art and Numthong Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
– “Art Kaohsiung”, by ‘N’ ATTA Gallery, City Suites, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
– “Look At Me”, Art Gallery g23, Bangkok, Thailand
2018 :
– “Bangkok Art Biennale 2018”, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre BACC),Bangkok,Thailand.
– “Art for Life : Mercy Mission”,The Queen’s Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
– “In the Kingdom 140th Anniversary of B.GRIMM”, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Divas”, River City Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
– “DRAW Contemporary Drawing”, Art Gallery g23, BKK., Thailand
2017 :
– “Jakarta Biennale 2017”, Jakarta Indonesia.
– “Homo Faber II”, Kulturhuset Blå Stället , part of GIBCA 2017, (The Gothenburg International Biennale of Contemporary Art), Gothenburg, Sweden.
– “All is One : Art Beyond Ignorance”, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Mon Art du Style”, MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum,Chaingmai,Thailand
2016 : “Celebrating Murni”, Sudakara Art Space, Bali, Indonesia.
2015 :
– “Undisclosed Territory #9” An International Performance Event in Karanganyar, Solo City, Indonesia
– “Homo Faber”, A Contemporary Art Exhibition by Swedish and Thai artists,The Art Center, Silpakorn University, Bangkok.
– “Rates of Exchange, Un-Compared” SA SA BASSAC, Phnom-Penh, Cambodia.
– “71 Years Anniversary Kamol Tassananchalee & Friends, Ratchadamnoen Contemporary Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “My Sisters and Other Ghosts”, The Cross Art Project, Sydney, Australia. (Curator : Jasmin Stephens)
– “Beyond Our Friendship”, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.
2014 :
– “Rates of Exchange, Un-Compared”, H Gallery, Bangkok,Thailand.
– “Time” (gallery’s printing and drawing collections), Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
2013 :
– “On Paper 2013”(Paper & Nature),Silpakorn University Tama Art University Project, Japan
– “Eternity”,Numthong Gallery at Aree,Bangkok ,Thailand
– “Metro-Sapiens: Dialogue in the Cave”, Chomphon Cave,Ratburi, Thailand. (Curator : Sakrin Krue-On)
2012 :
– “Sex”, Toot Yung Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Hosanna to Our King”, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand.
– “On Paper”, Sanamchandra Art Gallery, Silpakorn University, Nakhorn Pathom, Thailand.
– “New Art from Southeast Asia”, Tally Beck Contemporary, New York, USA.
– “in-Femininity”, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Art on Farm at Baan Jim”, The Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok,Thailand.
– “Intimately”, H Gallery, BKK, Thailand.
– “Herstory”, Thai Bank Museum, The Siam Commercial Bank, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “THAI TRANSIENCE”, Traveling Exhibition of Thai Heritage and Contemporary Art, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore.
– “36 Year Anniversary Thai Art Department : Thai Art Exhibition”, The Queen’s Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
2011 :
– “Fabrications”, The Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD), Manila, Philippines.
– “Dialogues” (A tentative assessment of today’s Arts and Design relations to traditional culture), Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand.
– “THAI TRANSIENCE”, Exhibition of Thai Heritage and Contemporary Art, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC),Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Show Me Your Hair”, Coreana Museum of Art, Space*C, Seoul. Korea
2010 :
– “BKK art house” Thai & International group exhibition Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Art on Farm”, Jim Thompson Farm, Nakornratchasima, Thailand.
– “Wonderful Thai Friendship” WTF Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
– “Identity, body it” NCA (Nichido Contemporary Art), Tokyo, Japan.
– “Busan Biennale 2010”, Busan, Korea.
– “I Giovani Isan” , Fondazione Lanfranco Baldi, Pelago, Tuscany, Italy
2009 :
– “International Incheon Women Artists Biennale 2009”, Incheon, Korea
– “Young Female Artists of the Year 2009” by Baan Lae Suan, Bangkok, Thailand.
2008 : “One Year Anniversary” Whitespace Gallery,Fl.2,Lido Bldg, Siam Square3,
2007 : “Lightness-Darkness” an exhibition by Thai emerging artists, Teo+Namfah
Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
2006 :
– “Sepia”, Si – Am Art Space Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
– Contemporary Thai Art Exhibition by Master degree (Thai Art), Silpakorn University
2005 :
– The Old Days, Atrium, RCA Tower, All seasons Place, Bangkok, Thailand.
– The 51st National Exhibition of Art, Mixed Media Section, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
2003 : Grand Painting Project Exhibition arranged by student of Painting
Sculpture and Graphic Arts Faculty, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
2001 : Nokia Art Award – Asia Pacific Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand


Residence :

2016 : Ketemu Project Space, Bali, Indonesia



– Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
– The public art collection, Gothenburg City, Cultural Affairs Administration
– Maiiam Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand
– Office of Contemporary Art and Culture, Ministry of Culture, Bangkok, Thailand
– Sermkhun Kunawong Museum House, Bangkok, Thailand
– DC Collection, Chaing Mai, Thailand
– Collection of Petch Osthanugrah, Bangkok, Thailand
– 129 Art Museum, Nakorn Ratchasrima, Thailand
– Collection of Art Center Silpakorn University, Thailand

Honours and Awards:

2016 :  Shortlisted as one of the top 30 finalists in “The 2016 Sovereign Asian Art Prize”, Hong Kong.
2013 :  “13 Thai Contemporary Artists Award”(Create Artworks with National Artist 2013), The Department of Culture Promotion, Ministry of Culture.
2005 : Silpa Bhirasri Silver Medal Award, the 22 Exhibition of Contemporary Arts by Young Artists
2004 : Young Thai Artist Award, 2004 in field of Sculpture


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