Vipoo Srivilasa

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

2019

  • Shortlisted, Whitegold International Ceramic Prizes, UK

2018

  • Winner, National Sports Museum Basil Sellers Creative Arts Fellowship

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

Australia

Australian Arts Bank

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Victoria

City of Darebin, Victoria

City of Port Phillip, Victoria

College of Fine Art, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Deakin University, Melbourne

Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria

Gold Coast City Gallery, Queensland

Holmesglen Institute of TAFE, Victoria

Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, the, Queensland

Manningham City Council, Victoria

Margaret Lawrence Australian Ceramic Collection, Victoria

Muswellbrook Shire City Council, New South Wales

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

National Sports Museum, Melbourne

Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra

Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland

Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland

School of Rural Health,MelbourneUniversity, Shepparton, Victoria

Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria

Tasmania Museum and Art Gallery, Tasmania

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Queensland

Whitehorse City Council, Victoria

Wollongong Art Gallery, New South Wales

Asia

Henan Museum, Zhengzhou, China

Korean Ceramic Foundation, Korea

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Australia Embassy, Seoul, Korea

Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Korea

North America

College of Arts and Humanities, University of Hawaii, Hawaii, USA

Kamm Teapot Foundation, California, USA

The Shaw International Centre for Contemporary Ceramics, Medalta, Canada

The Rosenfield Collection, Texas, USA

Europe

Craft Council, London, United Kingdom

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

  • 'Fresh from the Studio', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane (online)

2019

  • 'The Marriage of Sang Thong', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane
  • The Marriage of Sangthong, S.A.C. Subhashok The Arts Centre, Bangkok
  • 'They Fill Your Heart Without Trying', Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney

2018

  • Everyday Shrine,Gippsland City Council Art Gallery, Victoria
  • Everyday Shrine, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne

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

2020

  • Miffy and Friends, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane

2019

  • Finalist, Deakin Small Sculpture Award, Deakin University Art Gallery, Melbourne
  • All That’s Gold Does Glitter, Venetian Macao, China
  • Gaia Reborn, Urban Nation, Project M, Berlin
  • The Great Race, Clay Art Centre, New York
  • Tea for Twenty, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, TAS

2018

  • Adrian Sassoon, Pavilion of Art & Design London, UK
  • Australian Collection, Queensland Art gallery, Brisbane
  • Obsessed: Compelled to make, Australian Design Centre, NSW
  • Hyphenated: The Substation, Melbourne
  • Lucky Hall, The Gallery at Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, VIC
  • Devil in the Detail, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, VIC
  • Finalist, Tom Bass Prize for Figurative Sculpture, NSW
  • Finalist, The Korea-Australia Arts Foundation Prize (KAAFP)
  • 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

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