Verapat Sitipol Biography
Born 1980, Bangkok Thailand – Lives and works in Bangkok, Thailand
Verapat Sitipol is a Thai artist who was born in 1980. In 2004, Verapat graduated a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in painting from Silpakorn University of Thailand. And, he obtained a Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) in painting at Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan, India in 2006.
After completing his degree, Verapat Sitipol had exhibitions consistently covering the last 15 years both nationally and internationally. His first solo exhibition “The Image of Land” was in 2004 at Academy of Fine Art in Kolkata, India. In the same year his group exhibition “National Exhibition of Art 49th” was at National Gallery in Bangkok, Thailand. Since then, Verapat has exhibited in several times individually and collectively.
At present Verapat works at his own studio in Kanchanaburi, Thailand where he has worked more than 10 years. Verapat’s abstract painting exposes a powerful relation between line and color. His painting is based on oil. He has always been fascinated by nature in the real world. The power of the natural landscape is
influence on his soul. Lot of messages of the nature is forwarded through his eyes to his painting. And for this connection with nature, he creates his art in the simple way. He feels that the exchange between the realistic and the artistic opens up many inspirations of his work.