Sunday, 3 March 2013


Born in 1962, August, Bangkok, Thailand.
Live and work in Bangkok, Thailand.

Education:
1986     - B.F.A. 1st Class Hons. Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University, Bangkok.
1993     - M.F.A. Printmaking, Tokyo National University of Fine Art & Music, Tokyo, Japan.

Scholarships:
1990-1996         - Japanese Government (Monbusho) to study in Japan.

Experiences:
1988-1990         - Lecturer, College of Fine Art, Bangkok.
1997-2000         - Lecturer, Visual Arts Department, School of Fine & Applied Arts, Bangkok                                   University, Bangkok.
2000-2003         - Chairperson, Bangkok University Art Gallery, Bangkok University, Bangkok.
Present             - Chairperson, Visual Arts Department, School of Fine & Applied Arts, Bangkok
                           University, Bangkok.
Artist in Residence:
2004     - Big Sky Mind, Cubao, Philippines.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2012     - Speechless, 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok.
2009     - Being.....at homE, osage kwuan tong, Hong Kong.
            - NIPAN ORANNIWESNA, osage singapore, Singapore.
1997     - Birthplace, Bangkok University Art Gallery, Bangkok.
1996     - NIPAN ORANNIWESNA, Clay Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
            - Reminiscence of Earth, Yokohama Museum of Art, Art Gallery, Japan.
            - Reminiscence of Earth, Yanaka Art Forum, Tokyo, Japan.
            - Reminiscence of Earth, Tokyo National University of Fine Art & Music, Tokyo, Japan.
1995     - Reminiscence of Earth, Clay Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2015     - Eagles Fly, Sheep Flock: Biographical Imprints — Artistic Practices in Southeast
               Asia, Southeast Asia Platform, Art Stage 2015, Singapore
2014     - MEMORANDUM, BUG, Bangkok.
            - Medium at Large: Shapeshifting Material & Methods in Contemporary Art,
              Singapore Art Museum, Singapore.
            - Re/call/Re/form/Re/master, Silverlens, Singapore.
            - MDIII: Fragility & Monumentality, BACC, Bangkok
            - Market Force: Erasure: From Conceptualism to Abstraction, City University of Hong

              Kong, Hong Kong.
2013     - Singapore Biennale 2013: If The World Change, SAM, Singapore.
            - Setouchi Triennale 2013, Asia Art Platform, Fukutake House, Shodoshima, Japan.
            - Art Basel Hong Kong, presented by osage gallery, Hong Kong.
            -Thresholds Contemporary Thai Art, sandaram tagore gallery, New York.
2012     - Artist in Wonderland, Kuandu Biennale 2012, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan.
            - Print Tokyo 2012, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan.
            - 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations, The Gallery of New South Wales, Australia.
            - Subject Shall Remain Anonymous, Give Art Space, Singapore.
2011     - City-Net Asia 2011, Seoul Museum of Art, Korea.
            - Wonderland, g23, Bangkok.
            - We Who Saw Signs, ICAS Gallery1, Singapore.
            - THIS IS NOT A FAIRY TALE, g23, Bangkok.
            - SOS Sounding Creativity, BUG, Bangkok.
2010     - PAPER MATTERS, BACC, Bangkok.
            - Thai Yo: Thai Japanese Contemporary Art, BACC, Bangkok.
2009     - Unsung Melody in an Lullaby, BACC, Bangkok.
            - Safe place in the future, Ver Gallery, Bangkok.
            - ART 80's, HOF ART Gallery, Bangkok.
            - Krungthep 226, BACC, Bangkok.
2008     - Positive Living, BUG, Bangkok.
            - Sea Art Festival, Busan Biennale 2008, Korea.
            - THIS IS NOT A FAIRY TALE, Soka Contemporary Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan.
            - More to Love, ARTAIDS Project, The Art Centre, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, The Art Centre,
              Chiengmai.
            - Coffee, Cigarettes and Pad Thai Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia, Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan.
            - From Surface to Origin, Gallery SOULFLOWER, Bangkok.
            - Monologue/ Dialogue II, BISCHOFF/WIESS, London, UK.
            - Paradise Engineering, The Art Centre, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.
2007     - Art on Coffee Table, Ardel Gallery of Modern Art, Bangkok.
            - 52nd Venice Biennale, Thai Pavilion, Venice, Italy.
            - Show Me Thai, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.
            - School of Bangkok: who and where are we in this contemporary era, BUG, Bangkok.
2006     - Monologue/ Dialogue, BUG, Bangkok.
            - Dual Voltage, Bangkok University Gallery Rangsit Campus, Pathum Tanee.
            - Cross Flow, Numthong Gallery, Bangkok, Patriothall Gallery and WASPA, Edinburgh, Scotland.
            - School of Bangkok, Tadu Contemporary Art, Bangkok.
2005     - Shield & Armor, Big Sky Mind, Cubao, Philippines.
2004     - OH!, site-specific at abandon factory, Bangkok.
2003     - Present Perfect, Bhirasri Institute of Modern Art, Bangkok.
2001     - Recent Work by Former Winner, The 10th International Prnt & Drawing Exhibition, R.O.C., Taipei,
              Taiwan.
            - Dedans- Dehors, Gallery Crous-Beaux-Arts, Paris, France.
            - Kwarmroo khu Kwarmdee, Bangkok University Art Gallery, Bangkok.
2000     - Glocal Scent of Thailand, Edsvik kunst och kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden.
1999     - International Biennial Drawing and Graphic Art, Gyr, Hungary.
            - FAB, National Art Gallery, Bangkok.
1998     - Book, site-specific at the former home of Kurusapa Publishing, Bangkok.
            - VS, Bangkok University Art Gallery, Bangkok.
            - Eastern Approach, Beldem Gallery, London, UK.
            - Thai Spirit, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
            - Bangkok Art Project, Public Art in Community Lives Across The Rattanakosin Island, Bangkok.
            - Salon Show, Project 304, Bangkok.
1997     - Absolute Abstract, Tadu Contemporary Art, Bangkok.
            - Rabbit, Bangkok University Art Gallery, Bangkok.
1996     - 11 Deutsche Internationale Grafix-Tiennale, Frechen, Germany.
            - 4th Biennale of Graphic Arts Beogard' 96 International Exhibition, Beogard, Yugoslavia.
            - Kamen, Ginza Inoue Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
1995     - Thailand-Japan Exchange Print Exhibition 1995, Chiba Shimin Gallery, Chiba, Japan.
            - Two Artists Show: Nipan Oranniwesna & Noriko Harada, Gallery 17, Tokyo, Japan.
            - 35X30 cm, Gallery Kinter, Germany.
            - The 11th Norwegian International Print Triennale, Frerikstad, Norway.
            - San Tetè, Ginza Inoue Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
1994     - The 1st Sofia International Print Triennale, Sofia, Bulgaria.
1993     - The 61st Exhibition of The Japanese Print Association, Tokyo Metropolitan, Japan.
            - Thai Toshiba Group Competition, Bangkok.
            - The 39th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok.
            - The 1st International Print Biennial Maastricht, The Netherlands.
            - 10 Deutsche Internationale Grafix-Tiennale, Frechen, Germany.
            - The 20th International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljublijana, Yugoslavia.
1992     - Japan Diary, The National Art Gallery, Bangkok.
            - A Decade of Printmaking, Con-tempus, Bangkok.
            - The 2nd Asia Art Road Exhibition, Art Pocket Kitano Museum, Kobe, Japan.
            - The 38th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok.
            - Thai Toshiba Group Competition, Bangkok.
1991     - International Triennale Competition of Print in Osaka, Japan.
            - The 5th International Biennial Print Exhibit: 1991 R.O.C., Taipei, Taiwan.
            - Hanga San Nin Ten, Gallery Hiyoshi, Tokyo, Japan.
1990     - 9 Deutsche Internationale Grafix-Tiennale, Frechen, Germany.
1989     -  The 34th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok.
            - Contemporary Art Exhibition 1989, Bangkok.
            - Thai Toshiba Group Competition, Bangkok.
            - The 3rd Biennial of Print in Wakayama, Japan. 
            - Exploration of Nature, National Museum of Art Gallery, Singapore.
            - IX Biennial International De Arts Valpalaiso 1989, Chille.
1998     - The 12th International Carcow, Poland.
1987     - The 17th International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljublijana, Yugoslavia.
            - Graphic Art Exhibition b 26 Artists, Art of Arts Gallery, Bangkok.
            - The 3rd International Biennial Print Exhibit: 1987 R.O.C., Taipei, Taiwan.
            - Thai Contemporary Graphic Art, Masterpiece Gallery, Bangkok.
1986     - Exhibition of Contemporary Art (TISCO Invitation), Bangkok.
            - Contemporary Art Exhibition 1986, Bangkok.
            -  The 32nd National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok.
            - The 11th International Carcow, Poland.
            - The Intergrafia' 86, Katowice, Poland.
            - The 4h ASEAN Youth Painting Workshop and Exhibition, Manila, Philippines.
            - Contemporary Graphic Arts from Thailand, Heidelberth, West Germany.
1985     - The 31st National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok.
            -  Contemporary Art Exhibition 1985, Bangkok.
            - The 2nd Exhibition of Contemporary Art by The Young Artists, Bangkok.
            - The 16th International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljublijana, Yugoslavia.
            - The 2nd International Biennial Print Exhibit: 1985 R.O.C., Taipei, Taiwan.

Awards:
1999     - Prize for The Hungarian Foundation, International Biennial Drawing and Graphic Art, Gyr,
              Hungary.
1996     - Prize, 11 Deutsche Internationale Grafix-Tiennale, Frechen, Germany.
1993     - Prize, 10 Deutsche Internationale Grafix-Tiennale, Frechen, Germany.
1992     - Bronze Medal (Print), The 38th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok.
1991     - Honorable Mention Prize, The 5th International Biennial Print Exhibit: 1991 R.O.C.,Taipei, Taiwan.
1989     - Award Winner, Contemporary Art Exhibition 1989, Bangkok.
            - The 2nd Prize, The 3rd Biennial of Print in Wakayama, Japan.
1986     - Silver Medal (Print) The 32nd National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok.
            - Thailand Representative Award, The 4h ASEAN Youth Painting Workshop and Exhibition, Manila, 
               Philippines.
1985     - Silver Medal (Print) The 31st National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok.
            - Silver Medal, The 2nd Exhibition of Contemporary Art by The Young Artists, Bangkok.