Rama IX Art Museum Prayat Pongdam : National Thai Artist 1998
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Prayat Pongdam Rama 9 art
Born : October 28, 1934, Singburi, Thailand
Pass Away : 2014
Education :
1957 B.F.A. (Painting), Silpakorn University, Bangkok
1961 Dip. (Decorazione), L'Accademia di Belle Art, Rome, Italy

Solo Exhibition :
1964 One Man Show Exhibition, Bangkok
2000 Prayad Pongdam's Prints-Paintings 1956-1999 , The Gallery of the Faculty of Painting Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University, Bangkok

Selected Group Exhibition :
1956 / 57 / 58 / 59 / 61 / 62 / 63 / 64 / 81 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th, 15th, 27th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok
1961 Academy of Fine Arts Rome Exhibition, Italy
Lago di Braciano, Italy
1962 Commun di Gubio, Italy
Group Show, Via Maguta, Rome, Italy
Group Show, Vemesia, Rome, Italy
1st International Arts Exhibition in Saigon, Vietnam
1963 National Exhibition of Painting, Damaskas, Persia
1964 Group Show, Bangkapi Gallery, Bangkok
1965/67 International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Yugoslavia
1977 TISCO Invitation, Bangkok
1977-99 1st-16th Art Exhibition by the Members of the Faculty of Painting Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University, Bangkok
1986 4th Biennial International di Arte Val Parasio, Chile
2007 4 Reflexions, Galerie N, Bangkok

Awards :
1956 Bronze Medal (Decorative Art), 7th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok
1957 Silver Medal (Painting), Silver Medal (Decorative Art) 8th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok
1958 Bronze Medal (Painting), Bronze Medal (Decorative Art), 9th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok
1959 Silver Medal (Monochromes), 10th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok
1961 Silver Medal (Prints), 12th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok
1962 Silver Medal (Prints), 13th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok
1963 Gold Medal (Prints), Bronze Medal (Decoration) 14th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok
1964 Bronze Medal (Prints), 15th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok
1981 Gold Medal (Graphic), 27th National Exhibition of Art, Bangkok

Honours :
1964 Accademico Onorario Classe Incisione, L'Accademia Fiorentina Delle Arti Del Disegno, Italy
1981 Accredited "Great Artist" (Graphic Arts) by the Committee of the National Exhibition of Art

Thai Artists