Bundit Puangthong

Born 1969, Thailand

Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

EDUCATION

2005

  • Master of Visual Arts, Victorian College of the Arts

2004

  • Visual Arts (Honours), Australian Academy of Design, Charles Stuart University,

2003

  • Diploma of Visual Arts, NMIT Preston, Melbourne

1995

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

1989

  • Academy of Arts, Nakorn Si Thamarat, Thailand

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

  • 'What Water will Bring', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2018

  • 'The Object of Life', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2017

  • 'New Works', Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2016

  • 'Reliving', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2015

  • 'Full Circle', Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne

2014

  • 'Heaven Nine', Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney
  • 'Animal Magnetism', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2012

  • 'Buffalo After the Rain', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2010

  • 'Heaven Nine', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2009

  • 'Boys Don’t Cry', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane
  • 'Bundit Puangthong', Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne
  • 'The Cat Street Gallery', Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

2008

  • 'Bundit Puangthong', Iain Dawson Gallery, Sydney
  • 'Recent Work', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2007

  • 'Tales of Old Siam', 45 Downstairs, Melbourne
  • 'Risk', Self Preservation, Melbourne

2006

  • 'Second Step', Red Gallery, Melbourne

2005

  • 'Under the Lotus Leaf', Artholes Gallery, Melbourne

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

  • 'The New Gallery Show', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane
  • Grau Projekt, Victoria

2018

  • Adelaide Festival Group Show, BMGART, Adeliade

2017

  • Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2015

  • Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2014

  • Melbourne Art Fair, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane
  • 'NOW', Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne

2011

  • Small Works Show, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2010

  • Melbourne Art Fair, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2008

  • Finalist Group Exhibition, Sovereign Art Prize, Hong Kong
  • Group Exhibition, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane
  • Faculty of Fine Art Exhibition, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

2007

  • Geelong Regional Artists, Gordon Gallery, Victoria
  • Clement Meadmore Gallery, Australian Academy of Design, Melbourne

2006

  • Linden Postcard Show, Melbourne
  • Bid4Freedom, Melbourne

2005

  • Athenaeum Club Visual Art Award, Melbourne

PRIZES AND AWARDS

2018

  • Finalist, Gold Award, Rockhampton Art Gallery
  • Shortlisted, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery
  • Paddington Art Prize, Sydney

2017

  • Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Queensland
  • Shortlisted, Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery

2011

  • Finalist, Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria

2009

  • Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour
  • Shortlisted, Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery

2008

  • Shortlisted, Sovereign Asian Art Prize, Hong Kong/United Kingdom

2004

  • Merit Award, Australian Academy of Design, Melbourne

2003

  • 1st Prize (judged by John Cattapan), Melbourne Polytechnic (formerly NMIT), Preston, Melbourne

COLLECTIONS

  • Artbank
  • Rockhampton Art Gallery

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2020

  • Amelia Winata, "Between Worlds", Art Guide Austrailia, 19 June 2020

2014

  • "Picture This: Bundit Puangthong", Feature, Daily Review, 4 August
  • Alexandra Brown, "Art Buying Novice? Why Art Fairs Are Where You Should Start" Vogue Australia, 11 August

2012

  • "Gallery: Buffalo After the Rain", Map Magazine, 12 November, p. 44

2009

  • Inga Walton, "Bundit Puangthong: The Culture Chameleon", art4d [Thailand], Issue 162, August, 2009, p.58-61
  • Inga Walton,"The Art of Cultural Fusion: Works by Bundit Puangthong", Etchings, Issue 7: 'Chameleons', July, 2009, cover & p.58-69.
  • Ronnie Girdham, "There’s a lot going on: Bundit Puangthong’s loud and cheerful artwork blends East with West", Feature, The Sunday Mail, 29 November
  • "Why is Thailand difficult for street artists? Graffiti artist Bundit Puangthong explains", Feature, Art Radar, 2 July
  • "Coming to Grips with Graffiti", Feature, Bangkok Post, 25 June

2008

  • Ronnie Girdham, "East Meets West on Canvas", Feature, The Sunday Mail, 7 September
  • "Framed", Feature, Vogue Australia, October, p. 141
  • Profiles, Art Almanac, August
  • "This Art Week", Australian Art Collector Magazine, 29 July