Wattanachot Tungateja was born in Nakhon Sawan, Thailand in 1960. He studied Printmaking at Poh-Chang Academy of Fine Arts in Bangkok and Burapha University, Thailand then he went to Los Angeles and studied at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1988.
In 2010, Wattanachot received First Prize of The10th Great Oriental Art Exhibition from Dali University, Yunnan in China, received Gold Medal from 1st Ecorea Jeonbuk Biennale 2012 in Korea and got Excellence Award from Shanghai International Contemporary Art Exhibition 2017 in China. He also got Outstanding Alumni's Award from Burapha University in 2010 and Poh-Chang Academy of Fine Arts in 2107.
His artworks created by many medias such as watercolor painting, acrylic painting, printmaking, ceramic sculpture and mixed media. He has selected exhibitions in many countries such as, USA, Poland, Italy, Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh and Thailand more than 200s