Vipoo Srivilasa

b. 1969, Bangkok, Thailand
Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

With a career spanning more than 20 years, Thai-born artist Vipoo Srivilasa has created intricate and elaborate artworks that reflect his bicultural experience living between Australia and Thailand. Vipoo completed his Bachelor of Art (Ceramics) degree from Rangsit University, Bangkok, a Post-graduate Diploma in Ceramics from Monash University, Australia and a Master of Fine Art & Design (Ceramics) degree from the University of Tasmania, Australia.

Vipoo works predominantly in ceramics, though his expansive practice also incorporates mediums of paper, mix media, bronze, public art and performance art. His works celebrate the intersections and overlaps between our cultural, social, philosophical, and environmental ideologies with a mix of playfulness and reverence, iconography and ornamentalism.

Vipoo has exhibited extensively both internationally and throughout Australia including; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Saatchi Gallery, London; Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Korea; Henan Museum, China and the National Gallery of Thailand. His work is held in various national and international collections, a few including the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of South Australia, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, the Craft Council, UK and Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Korea. His work features in many private collections in Australia and internationally. He was also awarded the 2021 Ceramic Artist of the Year by The American Ceramic Society, USA.

Biography information from Olsen Gallery and Ocula, April 2023

Country: Thailand
Social Media: @vipooart