San Sarakornborirak I สันต์ สารากรบริรักษ์

San Sarakornborirak is Thailand’s National Artist (The Visual Arts) of 2004

Born : 23 August 1934, Thonburi, Thailand.

1954 : Fine Arts School
1960 : B.F.A. in Painting , Faculty of Painting , Sculture and Graphic Arts , Silpakorn University , Bangkok , Thailand

1963 : One-man show, “The Exhibiton of Landscape Panting, Drawing and Wood cut” Bangkap Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
1983 : One man show, C.V.N.Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
1989 : One-man show, Scane of The Northern Region, with the cooperaton of the 3rd Army Regon, tited “The Past of Northern Regon Battle Field”, raisng fund for Saija Thai Foundation, Thailand Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand

Selected Exhibitions
1966 : The 5th International B ennial of Prints, Tokyo, Japan
1967 : The 7th Expostior Internationale De Gravure Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Yugosavia, NONA B ennial De Sao Paulo 1967, Brasil
1969, 72 :he 1st-2nd Triennale Interriazione Del a Xilograf a Contemporania Carpi, Italy
1970 : The Biennial International De La Gravure Plszezepanski 3 Cracovie, Poland,Asia Prints organized by Pratt Graph c Center, New York, USA.
1972 : The 3rd Viennial Internaz onal Edlla Graffica Firenze Palazzo Strozzi, Italy, The 2nd International Orafik Biennale 72 Frechen, Germany, Expostion International De La Xilografia Contemporan a Madrid, Spain
1973 : Premi International Debuix Joan Miro (Drawing), Spain
1992 : “73 Senior Thai Artists Professor Silpa Bhirasri’s Old Students” Art Exhibition on the accession of Professor Silpa Bhirasri’s 100th anniversary, the National Art Gallery, Bangkok
1996 : The Exhibition Celebrating His Majesty’s 50th Coronaton Anniversary, Sirikit National Conference Center, Bangkok
2002 : “Silpa Bhirasri Creativity Grants 2001″, The Art Gallery of Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand Awards
1958 : 2nd Prize, Silver Medal (Painting), 9th National Art Exhibition, Bangkok
1962 : 2nd Prize, Silver Medal (Painting), 13th National Art Exhibition, Bangkok
1963 : 3rd Prize, Three Bronze Medal (Panting Sculpture and Graphic Arts), 14th, National Art Exhibition, Bangkok.
1965 : 1st Prize, Gold Medal (Graphic Art), 16th National Art Exhibiton Bangkok
1967 : 2nd Prize, Silver Medal (Graphic Art), 17th National Art Exhibition, Bangkok
1968 : 3rd Prize, Bronze Medal (Painting), 18th National Art Exhibition, Bangkok
1969 : 3rd Prize, Bronze Medal (Painting), 19th, National Art Exhibition, Bangkok

**National Artist is a title given annually by the Office of the National Culture Commission of Thailand, recognizing notable Thai artists in literature, fine arts, visual arts, applied arts (architecture, design) and performing arts (Thai dance, international dance, puppetry, shadow play, Thai music, international music, drama and film)***