1969

  • Born in Bangkok, Thailand

1997

  • Lives and works in Australia

EDUCATION

1998

  • Master of Fine Art and Design (ceramic), University of Tasmania, Hobart

1997

  • Graduate Diploma of Arts (ceramic), Monash University, Melbourne

1994

  • Bachelor of Art (ceramic), Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand

SELECTED AWARDS AND GRANTS

2017

  • Winner, 44th Muswellbrook Art Prize Ceramic
  • Highly Commended, Deakin Small Sculpture
  • Award Australian Council for the Arts, Skill and Arts Development General Grant

2016

  • National Sports Museum Basil Sellers Creative Arts Fellowship
  • Shortlisted, Fleurieu Art Prize, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide
  • Finalist, Basil Sellers Art Prize, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne

2015

  • Australian Embassy Seoul, Grant for cultural exchange project
  • Australia Council for the Arts, Development Grants Individuals and Groups
  • Finalist, Basil Sellers Art Prize, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne

2014

  • Winner, Gold Coast International Ceramic Award
  • Lighton International Artists Exchange Program, USA
  • Australia - Korea Foundation

2013

  • Cool Japan Fund, Japanese government
  • Arts Victoria, International Program Grant
  • Australian Council for the Arts, Skill and Arts Development General

2012

  • Creative Industries Fund, Copyright Agency Limited Australia – Thailand Institute Project Grant
  • Australia International Cultural Council Grants

2011

  • Arts Victoria, International Program Grant
  • Australian Council for the Arts, New Work Development Grant
  • Australian Council for the Arts, New Work Development Grant 2009 Australian Council for the Arts, Skill and Arts Development General

2008

  • Arts Victoria, International Program Grant
  • Sculpture Award, Suncoast Clayworkers Awards, Queensland
  • Finalist, Toyota Travel Award

2007

  • Australian Council for the Arts, New Work Development Grant
  • Honorable Mention World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea

2005

  • Australia – Thailand Institute Project Grant
  • Arts Victoria, International Program Grant

2004

  • First (Acquisitive) and Third Prize, Artful Teapot Award, Paynter Gallery, Bendigo, Victoria
  • Second Prize, Golden Teapot Award 2004, Morpeth Gallery, Morpeth, New South Wales

2003

  • First Prize, Golden Teapot Award, Morpeth Gallery, Morpeth, New South Wales

2001

  • First Prize (ceramic hand-building), City of Redcliffe Excellence in Craft Award, Queensland
  • Merit Prize (paperclay), Port hacking Potters Group Awards, New South Wales

1999

  • Highly Commended, Tasmania Potters Society Annual Exhibition, Tasmania

1998

  • Honorary Research Associate, School of Art University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania
  • Northcote Decoration Award, Tasmania Potters’ Society Annual Exhibition, Tasmania

COLLECTIONS

  • Artbank
  • Australia Embassy, Seoul, Korea
  • Art Gallery of South Australia
  • Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
  • Bluestone Collection, Melbourne
  • Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Victoria
  • Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
  • Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Korea
  • City of Darebin, Victoria
  • City of Port Phillip, Victoria
  • College of Fine Art, University of New South Wales, Sydney
  • College of Arts and Humanities, University of Hawaii, Hawaii
  • Craft Council, London, UK
  • Deakin University, Melbourne
  • Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria
  • Gold Coast City Gallery, Queensland
  • Henan Museum, Zhengzhou, China
  • Holmglen Institute of TAFE, Victoria
  • Korean Ceramic Foundation, Korea
  • Kamm Teapot Foundation, California, USA
  • Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, the, Queensland
  • Manningham City Council, Victoria
  • Margaret Lawrence Australian Ceramic Collection, Victoria
  • Muswellbrook Shire City Council, NSW
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra
  • Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland
  • Rockhamton Art Gallery, Queensland
  • School of Rural Health, Melbourne University, Shepparton, VIC
  • The Shaw International Centre for Contemporary Ceramics, Medalta, Canada
  • Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria
  • Tasmania Museum and Art Gallery, Tasmania
  • Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Queensland

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • '#happy_together', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane
  • 'This Might Be The Place', Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide

2016

  • 'Red-Eared Slider', Alder Subhashok Gallery, Bangkok
  • 'Deity', Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
  • 'Animalier', Nicolas Project, Melbourne

2015

  • 'Happy Land', Scott Livesby Galleries, Melbourne
  • 'Collective Reef', Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria

2014

  • 'Equilibrium', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2013

  • 'How To Make A Million Before Dinner', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane
  • 'Red Room', Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney

2012

  • 'Indigo Tomb', Nellie Caston Gallery, Melbourne
  • 'Thai Na Town - Little Oz', 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney and The Art Centre, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
  • 'Indigo Monster', La Lanta Fine Art, Bangkok
  • 'Ready to Play', Maunsell Wickes Galleries, Sydney

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

2008

  • 'For The Future', Über Gallery, Melbourne
  • 'Roop, Root, Ruang, (Taste-touch-tell)', 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney

2006

  • 'My Self : My Other', Über Gallery, Melbourne

2005

  • 'Lai Krarm', Surapon Gallery, Bangkok

2004

  • 'People I Have Met', Skepsi on Swanston, Melbourne

2003

  • 'Mythical Monster', Freeman 3 Gallery, Hobart

2002

  • 'Action Man', Haecceity Arts Gallery, Melbourne

2001

  • 'The Coral Show', Haecceity Art Gallery, Melbourne

2000

  • 'Ocean Fantasies', Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Design Gallery, Adelaide
  • 'S&M Mermaid', Object Store, Sydney

1998

  • 'Ocean Fantasies', Side Space Gallery, Hobart

1997

  • 'Mermaids', State Craft Gallery, Melbourne

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Edwina Corlette Gallery
  • Subhashok The Arts Centre, Art Stage Singapore
  • Muswellbrook Art Prize Works, Muswellbrook Regional Art Centre, NSW
  • Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Icheon World Ceramic Center, South Korea
  • 'Empty Vessels', Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne
  • 'Animal Kingdom', The Johnston Collection, VIC
  • 'Deakin Small Sculpture Award', Deakin University Art Gallery, VIC
  • 'Super Hero', Kingston Arts Centre, Melbourne

2016

  • 'Sugar Spin - You Me and Everything', Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland
  • The First Central China International Ceramics Biennale, Henan Museum, China
  • Fleurieu Art Prize, The Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide
  • Basil Sellers Art Prize, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne
  • 15 Artists Exhibition, Redcliffe Art gallery, Queensland
  • 'Sculpting Stories', Gallery Oldham, London
  • 'The Blue and White: The Impact of The New', Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan
  • 'Function, Form and Fantasy: Ceramics from the Dr. Robert and Deanna Harris Burger Collection', The Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan
  • 'Adrian Sassoon', Masterpiece London, The Royal Chelsea Hospital, London
  • 'Animal', Nicolas Project, Melbourne
  • 'Art Taipei', S.A.G Gallery, Taipei World Trade Centre
  • 'The Texture of Sensation', CC Gallery, Taiwan
  • 'Wired Ceramic', Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria

2015

  • 'Beyond Limitations', Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Korea
  • 'Collisions: Cross-Cultural Collaborations', Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria
  • 'Storm in a Teacup', Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria
  • Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Carriageworks, Sydney
  • 'More Love Hours', The Ian Potter Museum, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne
  • 'Imagining Ned', Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
  • 'Everything is all White', Kasher Potamkin, New York
  • 'New York Ceramic and Glass Fair', Bohemian National Hall, New York
  • 'Leaders', Craft Victoria, Melbourne
  • 'Two of a Kind', Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Melbourne
  • 'Adrian Sassoon', COLLECT, Saatchi Gallery, London
  • 'C H O I C E : Contemporary Australian Ceramics', Beaver Gallery, Canberra

2014

  • Melbourne Art Fair, Edwina Corlette Gallery
  • 'Contemporary Porcelain', Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland
  • 'artKamp: indigo mass', Independent Art Project, Massachusetts, USA
  • 'Made In China', Independent Art Project, Massachusetts, USA
  • Earth and Fire: South ‘East Asian Ceramic’, Workhouse Art Centre, Virginia, USA
  • 'BIG Ceramic', Yarra Gallery, Melbourne
  • The XXIIIrd International Biennale of Vallauris Biennale, France
  • Adrian Sassoon, Masterpiece London, The Royal Chelsea Hospital, London
  • Adrian Sassoon, COLLECT, Saatchi Gallery, London Inquiring Finds, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House, Hawaii
  • 'Mythology Meets Archetype', Northern Clay Centre, Minneapolis, USA
  • 'Important Exhibition of Australian Ceramic', Mossgreen Gallery, VIC
  • 'Stanthorpe Art Festival', Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, QLD
  • '50 Shades of Brown', Gallerysmith, Melbourne
  • Adrian Sassoon, The European Fine Art Fair, Maastricht Exhibition Centre, The Netherlands

2013

  • The Gyeonggi International Ceramic Bienale, Icheon, Korea
  • '[email protected]', Medalta Gallery, Canada
  • 'Ceramic Top 40', Ferrin Contemporary Art Fair, Edwina Corlette Gallery
  • '3x3 Project', The National Art Gallery, Bangkok
  • Hobart Art Prize, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
  • 'The Hua Krathi Project', RMIT University School of Art Gallery, Melbourne
  • 'Modern Masters', International Trade Fair, Munich, Germany

2012

  • 'New World: Timeless Visions', New Mexico Museum of Art Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 'Pavillion of Art & Design', London, Berkeley Square London W1
  • 'Collect: Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon', Saatchi Gallery, London
  • 'Pacific Rim Connection', Azuma Gallery, Seattle, Washington
  • 'The Pottery Workshop 25th Anniversary', Seattle Design Center, Washington
  • 'On Kindness: an Australia India Culture Exchange', Habitat Centre, New Delhi
  • 'Man and Beast', Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

2011

  • 'SOFA Chicago', John Natsoulas Gallery, California
  • 'Ceramic Annual of America', San Francisco
  • Manningham Victorian Ceramic Award, Manningham Gallery, Victoria
  • 'The Pursuit of Porcelain', SOFA New York and Ferrin Gallery, new York
  • 'In Family Unity – Unity of the World', Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Russia
  • 'East-West Ceramic Collaboration', University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Monoa

2010

  • International Ceramics Competition, L'ALcora, L’Alcora Ceramics Museum, Spain
  • 'A New Insight of International Contemporary Ceramics', Degas Arts Space, Shanghai Elegant Monsters, Gallerie Philosophie, Taipei
  • Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award, The Art Centre, Queensland
  • 'Ceramic Now?', Whitehorse Art Space, Melbourne
  • ''Hobart Art Prize, Tasmania Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
  • Anna Pappas Gallery, Depot Gallery, Sydney
  • '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
  • 'Super Normality', J Gallery, Bangkok
  • Zibo International Ceramic Art Expo, Zibo, China
  • 'Trans-Pot', Nanjing Arts Institute, Nanjing, China
  • 'The Art of Making: invention and artisanship', Castlemaine Visual Arts Biennial, VIC
  • 'Bravura: 21st Century Australian Craft', Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
  • Recent Acquisitions: City of Port Phillip , The Gallery, St. Kilda Town Hall, Melbourne

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REVIEWS

2016

  • Mariam Arcilla, “Vipoo Srivilasa: Connecting the pots”, Vault Magazine, issue 18, August 2016, page 40-43
  • Amber Creswell Bell, “Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans”, Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Kate Singleton, “Ceramics: Contemporary Artists Working in Clay”, Chronicle Books
  • Chathip Suwanthong, Bangkok Business Newspaper, 18 April 2016
  • Guy Asmar, Art Focus: Cultural Infusion, CURVE, April/May 2016, page 16 and 102
  • Deianira Tolema, Vipoo Srivilasa’s Tragicomic Metaphors of Cultural Identity, Arte Fuse online
  • Robyn Phelan, Vipoo Srivilasa, Ceramic Ireland issue 36 2016, page 24-26

2015

  • Rebecca Hill, Patience Flower XXIII by Vipoo Srivilasa, Crafts Council (UK) online publication, London
  • Deianira Tolema, Vipoo Srivilasa’s Playful Kingdom of Ceramic Figurines, Hi Fructose online
  • Annie Werbler, What;s In Your Toolbox, Design Sponge online
  • Arunee Chuboonraj, Interview, Ploy Gam Pet (Thailand) issue 572/2015, page 146-160
  • 2014
  • Carole Epp, ‘Uniting the Digital and the Real’,Studio Potter V 42 No 2, summer 2014, page 56-60
  • Tarun Nagesh, ‘A Curious Cast: Vipoo Srivilasa’, Ceramics Art and Perception 95, page 99-101
  • Brett Farmer, ‘Migratory Hybridity in the Work of Vipoo Srivilasa’, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, April 2014, page 32-37
  • John McPhee, ‘Vipoo Srivilasa’, Artist Profile 26, page 96-100
  • Caterina Leone, ‘Narrative in Blue and White’, The Journal of Australian Ceramics Vol 52 No 3, page 76-79

2013

  • Lucy Ferrin, The Design Files Daily, 5 July 13
  • ABC Radio Australia, Connect Asia, 6 March 13
  • SBS Radio Australia, Hua Kathi Project, March 13
  • Suebsang Sangwachirapiban, Home Town, Art4D, Mach/April 13
  • Steven Pettifor, Vipoo at The Art Center, Chulaongkorn University, Asian Art News, January/February 13

2012

  • Khetsirin Pholdhampalit, Cultures And Commonalities, The Nation, 16 December 12
  • Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, The land of Oz, Bangkok Post, 23 November 12
  • Piyada Parikamsil, Indigo Monster Project, Fine Art Magazine (Thailand), August 2012, page 56-59
  • Kerry-Anne Cousins, Cross-culture narrative, Canberra Times, 1 June 2012
  • Inga Walton, Vipoo Srivilasa, New Ceramics -the European Ceramic Magazine, Issue 3/2012
  • Karen Weiss, Thai-Na-Town – Little Oz, On line feature, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, November 12

2011

  • Ploenpote Atthakor, two Worlds Come Together, Bangkok Post Newspaper, 3 June
  • Owen Leong, Peril Interview, Peril Magazine, edition11, October 11

2010

  • Troy Douglas, A journey Beyond the Literal, Australian Ceramics 49/3 Nov 10, P 64 67, Australia
  • Jerico Abila, ‘Blue Kingdom’, Silkwinds, Nov/Dec 10, P12-13, Singapore
  • Steve Rhodes, ‘From Coral Reefs to Teapots’, Bangkok Post, Outlook, 8 July
  • Casaviva Magazine Thailand, In focus People, Issue 47 February

2009

  • Sunday Arts ABC
  • Kevin Murray, ‘The relational aesthetics of Vipoo Srivilasa’, Art and Australia, Vol 47 No 2
  • Emmanuel Cooper ‘Contemporary Ceramics’, Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Eva Tang, ‘Unique creations on display in Yingge’, Taiwan News, 11 Dec 09, page 8