Vipoo Srivilasa

VipooLeaning-photo by Dustin Trey-2
Photo by Dustin Trey

Vipoo Srivilasa, a well known Melbourne base, Thai born (1969) Australian artist, who resides and works between Australia and Thailand, gained his Master of Fine Art and Design (ceramic), University of Tasmania, Hobart. He has traveled arround the world doing countless exhibitions both solo and group, won numorous awards and grants, residencies program, presenter, guest lecturer, and his artworks were collected internationaly through Australia, USA, Canada. Countless bibliography and reviews are become his daily. His works mostly in ceramics, exploring similarities between the cultures of his native home, Thailand and his adoptive home, Australia. In his works, he loves to apply detailed decorative images to the surfaces of ceramic forms, and covered with bright colorful glaze, dominantly blue and white. His work which is a playful blend of historical Figurative and Decorative art practices with a health dose of Contemporary Culture, requires an intimacy in which the key elements of the drama are often found in unusual places within the forms themselves.

Selected exhibitions:

Solo:

2012 Indigo Tomb, Nellie Caston Gallery, Melbourne

Thai-Na-Town, Cambell Town street in association with 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney

Little-Oz, the Art Centre, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

2011 Symbols, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2010 Aftermath, collaboration project with the Pottery Workshop, PWS Gallery, Jingdezhen, China

2009 Indigo Kingdom, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne

Colonies, Surapon Gallery, Bangkok

Monster by Hands: collaboration project with Thai Celadon factory, Pong Noi Art Space, Chiang Mai

Group:

2012 Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon, COLLECT, Saatchi Gallery, London

Pacific Rim Connection, Azuma Gallery, Seattle, USA

International Academy of Ceramics, New Mexico Museum of Art Santa Fe, USA

2011 SOFA Chicago (presented by John Natsoulas Gallery), USA

Finalist, Manningham Victorian Ceramic Award, Manningham Gallery, VIC

In Family Unity – Unity of the World, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Russia

2010 International Ceramics Competition of L’ALcora, L’Alcora Ceramics Museum, Spain

Elegant Monsters, Gallerie Philosophie, Taipei

In the Family Unity – Unity of the World, Khanty-Mansiysk city, Russia

2009 Blue-White, White-Blue, Galerie Handwerk, München, Germany

The Ring of Fire, Ayala Museum, The Philippines

At the Crossroad of Civilization, Yingge Ceramic Museum, Taiwan

Pressing Matter, Cheongiu Biennale, South Korea

2008 Salute to Ceramic, Fusions Gallery, QLD

Fierce or Friendly: Humans in the Animal World, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, TAS

International Teapot Exhibition, Shanghai, China

2006 alist, The 4th World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea

works

the eyes of democrazy

for the nation

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