ABOUT

2CHOEY is a Thai artist based in Bangkok, Thailand. He studied in Urban Architecture in the faculty of architecture, began his career as an art director in advertising agencies before getting into the art world, and been exhibiting and painting walls locally and internationally.

His signature characters ‘Fingies’ reinterprets pop culture icons within the framework of hands, fists and fingers in his playful and very unique style.

The artist famously won the AirAsia competition to design the artwork that was painted onto the outside of one of their flagship A320-200’s, his work has featured in many publications and media, including the National Geographic, Lürzer’s Archive, Designboom, Ads of the world.

2CHOEY have lived in Melbourne, Australia one and a half years, having worked for several months as a painting assistant to Ben Frost in 2018, and his colourful pop-art inspired work has been an instant hit within the Melbourne art scene, with all of his works selling in the many group exhibitions he has been in.

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

SOLO EXHIBITION

2019 FINGIES, Ben Forst Gallery, VIC, Australia

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 From the Sewers, Ben Forst Gallery, VIC, Australia

2019 12×12, Stockroom Gallery,  VIC, Australia

2019 CREPTOMANIA, Dynamite Gallery, Brighton, UK

2019 TROUBLE MAKERS 2, Vs. Gallery, VIC, Australia

2019 NO SLEEP TIL GREY SKULL, The Dodgy Shop, VIC, Australia

2019 SPOKEN WORDS, BlackCat Gallery, VIC, Australia

2019 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, VIC, Australia

2018 12×12, 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

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

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 Dooddot, Art & Design, (Thailand). March 13

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

CLIENTS

Flatbush Zombies | Freitag | National Geographic | Nudie Jeans | PTT | Saatchi & Saatchi(UAE) | Tourism Authority of Thailand

 

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