artist

  • Thailand News

    National artist Chalermchai Kositpipat turns impromptu photographer at Rong Khun Temple

    A delightful incident unfolded at Rong Khun Temple in Chiang Rai, where a foreign couple sought help for a souvenir photo from Thailand national artist Chalermchai Kositpipat. The couple unknowingly asked Chalermchai, National Artist in Visual Arts (Painting), donned in full motorcycling gear, to capture their moment. The artist obliged, capturing their moment in front of the temple he had…

  • Thailand News

    National artist Chalermchai Kositpipat retires to enjoy motorcycle travels

    Chalermchai Kositpipat, a national artist and creator of Wat Rong Khun, announced his retirement, adding he will spend his remaining days enjoying life on his motorcycle. Born on February 15, 1955, in Rong Khun, Chiang Rai, Chalermchai is best known for his Thai mural paintings in Wat Phuttha Prateep in London, England, and his art at Wat Rong Khun. Chalermchai…

  • Thailand News

    Artistic intrigue: Thai national artist’s chilly encounter with graffiti mysteries

    A compelling story about Chalermchai Kositpipat, a Thai national artist, has been shared on the Facebook page Little Mouse on the Cold Mountain Peak. The narrative unfolds in the chilly Chiang Rai province, near Wat Rong Khun, where an anonymous group painted graffiti on a wall. One night, a group covertly began to create street art on a wall opposite…

  • Thailand News

    Thai teen manga artist gains online fame, praised for exceptional talent

    An exceptional Thai teen‘s Japanese manga-style drawings have captured online audiences’ attention, after an art teacher shared them on Facebook. The 14 year old student from the northeast Chaiyaphum Province is passionate about art and hopes one day to work in the cartoon industry. The talented young artist, named Rapiphatt Kwan-Krueang, is a year 9 student at Phu Khiao School…