ABOUT

2CHOEY is an artist working on illustration, murals and paintings. He was born in Korat, Thailand, currently living in Melbourne, Australia. He studied in the faculty of architecture in Chulalongkorn University. After graduated, he began his career as an art director in advertising agencies for several years. After that, he decided to quit his job for spend more time doing art.

His works are influenced by Asian and pop culture, social media and the environment. His signature characters are developed by hands and fingers called Fingy Head. The Fingy Head idea came from he has always been drawing hands in free time like an escape place for relaxing from his commercial work. Then he brought the escape place back into his work and now he has been working like playing all the time. He is open to collaboration and commissions. If you would like to get in contact regarding any projects or enquiries please get in touch at : 2choey.studio@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2006-2010 B.U.P., Urban Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

13-27 June – Winter Days, Off the Kerb Gallery, VIC, Australia

2019 Femina Extravaganza, BlackCat Gallery, VIC, Australia

2019 Bunnies!, Awegallery, Selangor, Malaysia

2018 Homeward Found, Vs. Gallery+Studios, VIC, Australia

2018 12×12, The Stockroom Gallery,  VIC, Australia

2018 Small!, Fortyfivedownstairs, VIC, Australia

2018 Unofficial Collaboration 2.0, The Stockroom, VIC, Australia

2018 ‘Offensive Art? – Art as a vehicle for provocation and change’, Brunswick Street Gallery, VIC, Australia

2017 Parp-Pim2 Bangkok Printmaking, Kalwit Studio & Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2017 EARTH WATER FOREST AIR: the Royal Inspiration, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, 7th Floor, Bangkok, Thailand

2017 Freitag Second Life Canvas, Freitag Store by Pronto, Bangkok, Thailand

2017 Toynado2 Never Alone in The Universe, GOJA Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2016 Asia Illustrations Collections Art Exhibition 2016, Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park, Taichung, Taiwan

2016 Paint the Sky with Amazing Thailand, Central World Department Store, Bangkok, Thailand

2015 Parp-Pim Mini Prints Project, Kalwit Studio & Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2012 Why Ride? Bicycle Poster Exhibition, Siam Discovery Department Store, Bangkok, Thailand

ART FAIR AND FESTIVALS

2019 Experiencing Asean Pop Culture, Battambang, Cambodia

2019 S’art Urban Art Festivel, Battambang, Cambodia

2019 Summer of Street Art (Power Box Street Art), VIC, Australia

2018 Krabi Street Art Festival, Krabi, Thailand

2017 UNKNOWN ASIA Art Exchange Osaka, Herbis Hall, Osaka, Japan

FEATURES, PRESS AND INTERVIEWS

2019 Wapatoa, Art Dive (Cambodia) June 18

2019 Lürzer’s Archive Magazine, Print (German). Vol. 2-19

2019 Ads of the World, Media (New York). April 5

2019 Little Black Book, News (England). April 2

2019 Designboom, Art (Italy). April 2

2019 Best Ads on TV, Print (Australia). March 29

2019 The National, Arts & Culture (UAE). February 7

2019 National Geographic Abu Dhabi, Videos (UAE). January

2018 The Cloud, Work (Thailand). July 19

2017 Freitag, Friends & Projects (Switzerland). July 12

2016 BLT Bangkok Newspaper, TalkShow (Thailand). December1-7

2016 The iTravel Channel, iTravel Exclusives (Thailand). October 9

2016 True id, ข่าวเศรษฐกิจ (Thailand). October 7

2016 Destination Thailand News, Transportation (Thailand). October 7

2016 TAT News, Press Releaese (Thailand). October 6

2016 Thansettakij Newspaper, Weekender (Thailand). August14-17

2016 Asia Illustrations Collections 2016 (Taiwan). 2016

AWARDS

2019 Silver, Print & Outdoor Craft, Lynx 2019 (Dubai)

2016 Winner, Paint the Sky with Amazing Thailand (Amazing Thailand–Amazing Destination), AirAsia Airline

2016 1st Runner-Up, Paint the Sky with Amazing Thailand (Amazing Thailand–Amazing Culture), AirAsia Airline

2016 Honorary Mention Prize, the Asia Illustrations Collections 2016

2016 Winner, PAWS Cat Sneakers Contest, Kraftka

2013 Winner, Creative Advertising The Thought Workshop 2013, NudeJEHCo.,Ltd.

SELECTED CLIENTS

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre | Flatbush Zombies | Freitag | Grey(TH) | Kasikorn Bank | National Geographic | Nudie Jeans | PTT | Saatchi & Saatchi(UAE) | Tourism Authority of Thailand

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