Be Takerng Pattanopas
Lives and works in Bangkok
1982 – 1986 BID, Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.
1994 – 1996 MA, Center for Ceramic Studies, University of Wales, Cardiff, UK.
1996 – 2000 PhD (three-dimensional studies), School of Fine Arts, Cheltenham & Gloucester CHE, Gloucestershire, England.
2008 GAS-P, Catherine Schubert Gallery, Bangkok.
2005 Mould Boy, Industrial Design Gallery, Bangkok.
2000 Space Animated by Light, Portcullis Gallery, University of Gloucestershire, UK.
1999 Pneuma & Prana, Axiom Art Center, Cheltenham, England.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2008 From Surface to Origin: Journeys Through Recent Art From India and Thailand, Gallery Soulflower, Bangkok.
Crack2: Artistic Flowers In The Park, Banjasiri Park, Bangkok.
Don’t Be Happy-Be Worried: The Cult of Bourgeois Rectitude, VER Gallery, Bangkok.
2007 Prana: Art, Light, Space, Chulalongkorn University Art Center, Bangkok.
Chapter 75: Clay Overture, Playground Gallery, Bangkok.
Ethnic, Its Abundance and Freedom, 4th World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea.
Space of 10 Light Years, Shanghai Studio, Shanghai.
Crack: The Magic Clay Can Do, Baan Silom, Bangkok.
2006 Inspired by the King: An Art Exhibition To Celebrate The King of Thailand’s 60 Years On His Throne, Playground Gallery, Bangkok.
1st Pechakucha in Bangkok, House Rama, RCA, Bangkok.
2005 Design ±∞ Approaches to Critical Projects, University of Florence.
2004 Galileo Chini and Colors of the Orient, Queen Sirikit’s Gallery, Bangkok.
1998 Matrix 4, Letheby Gallery, Central Saint Martins School of Art, London.
1996 Research Fellow Show, Pittville Gallery, Cheltenham, England.
1996 Seven, Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff, UK.
1996 New Designers, Business Design Center, Islington, London.
1995 Interim, University of Wales Gallery, Cardiff, UK.
2006 Invention Award, The Research Council of Thailand
2005 Honorable Mention (with Pim Sudhikam and Vannapa Pimviriyakul) for the design of Ashwattha: The Tsunami Memorial, Tsunami Memorial International Competition.
2004 Elle Décor Thailand Award for Best Tableware Collection (with Pim Kongsangchai and Sadanont Tayankanont)
2003 Award for excellent research from the Ministry of Universities of Thailand
1998 Award for excellent research progresss, Cheltenham and Gloucester CHE.
1994 -2000 Master/Doctorate Scholarship from the Royal Thai Government
1992 Awards for best creative print campaign and for best copywriting print adverstising, Bangkok Art Directors’ Club
1990 Best print advertising and best print campaign, TACT Awards.
Be Takerng Pattanopas founded www.mormor.org, a non-profit group that aims to support emerging artists to exhibit in non-commercial contexts. He has assisted Kamol Phaosavasdi, the director of Chulalongkorn University Art Center, with exhibition design and planning and regularly contributes to art and design criticism in Thailand. Pattanopas teaches at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, where he was Assistant Dean of Research for the Faculty of Architecture. Currently he is an Assistant Professor and runs the Center for Visual Studies, which he co-founded. His sculpture practice is one of the ongoing projects of this research center.
Be Takerng Pattanopas Paintings