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TAWEESAK MOLSAWAT
Assistant Professor

91/1011 Moo 11, Soi Ram-Indra 44, Ram-Indra Road, Klongkum, Buengkum, Bangkok 10230, Thailand
Phone: 085-902-9242, 02-944-3573
E-mail: tmolsawat@hotmail.com

BORN
Pisanuloke, Thailand, November 16,1968.

EDUCATION
M.F.A. with Honors in Metalsmithing and Jewelry, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
1995 - 1997 M.A. in Jewelry and Metalsmithing with Ceramic minor, The Texas Womanís University, Denton, Texas, USA.
1987 - 1992 B.Arch. in Industrial Design (Product Design) with Ceramic minor,
King Monkutís Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, KMITL, Thailand.
1998 Summer workshop at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, in Mixed- media, Deer Isle, Maine, USA.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2007 - present
- Instructor, Industrial Design (Jewelry/Metalsmithing), King Monkutís Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, KMITL, Thailand.
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Graduate Program, Faculty of Applied Arts and Design,
Ubon Rajathanee University, Ubon Rajathanee, Thailand.
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Product Design, Architecture Department, Khon Kaen University,
Khon Kaen, Thailand.
2006
- Visiting Assistant Professor , Jewelry Department, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Gems Collage of Burapha University, Chanthaburi, Thailand.
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Product Design, Architecture Department, Khon Kaen University,
Khon Kaen, Thailand.
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Furniture design and Method, Architecture Department,
Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand.
2004 - August 2006
- Assistant Professor, Jewelry/Metalsmithing, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA.
2003 - 2004
- Visiting Assistant Professor/ Area Coordinator, Metalsmithing and Jewelry, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, USA.
2001-2003
- Professor, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, USA.
2000-2001
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Metalsmithing and Jewelry, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
1997-2000
- Graduate Teaching Assistant (the instructor of record)/ Studio Technician, Metalsmithing and Jewelry, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
Spring 1997
- Graduate Teaching Assistant, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, The Texas Womanís University, Denton, Texas, USA.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2008
- A founding member of Tanim, a special interest group of the contemporary and art jewelry and metalsmithing in Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand.
- Managing Director, NOT JUST A THING Co.,Ltd., Bangkok, Thailand
2007
- Juror of China-ASEAN Youth Artwork Creativity Contest 2007, Nanning, Guangxi, P.R. China
- Juror of Young Creative Design Contest ďShopping HelperĒ, support by Architecture Department, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand.
2006
- Juror of China-ASEAN Youth Artwork Creativity Contest 2006, Nanning, Guangxi, P.R. China
- Studio Artist/Designer, Bangkok, Thailand.
- International Correspondent/ Writer/Critic, IDesign Magazine, Bangkok, Thailand.
- Juror of Student Exhibition 2006, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA.
2005
- Juror of Student Exhibition 2005, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA.
2000
- Assistant to Robyn Nichols, Jeweler and metalsmith, Personal Works of Arts, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
1998-2001
- Assistant to Jon Havener, Outdoor sculptor and metalsmith, H.B. Studio, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
1993-1995
- Production Supervisor in Wax, Mold making, Casting, and Research & Development departments,
Bijoux Holding Public Company Limited, Bangkok, Thailand.

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2006
- Cultural Identity, Sculpture to Wear Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA. (Invitational)
2004
- Blind Looking for the Light No. 2: The Investigation of Cultural Identity, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
- Blind Looking for the Light No. 2: The Investigation of Cultural Identity, Bad Dog Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois, USA.
2001
- Self-Portrait, Lawrence Public Library, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
2000
- Spiritual Side Worldly Matter, Pearl Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
- Samsara (Performance/ Installation), Borders Books & Music, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
- Self-Portrait, Art and Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.

SELECTED EXHIBITONS
2008
- Metalsmithing in the Sister Cities: Lawrence and Eutin, a partnership of the Lawrence Arts Center and the University of Kansas departments of Design and Art, Lawrence Arts Center. Lawrence, Kansas, USA. (Invitational)
- Tanim, The Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair, Impact Challenger, Bangkok, Thailand. (Invitational)
2007
- The Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair, Jewelry Alliance, Impact Challenger, Bangkok, Thailand. (Invitational)
2006
- Jurors Exhibition, China - ASEAN Youth Artwork Creativity Contest 2006, Nanning, Guangxi, P.R. China. (Invitational)
- Continue_Us - ňĻ÷Ťß∑»«√√…ŗ§√◊ŤÕ߼√–ī—ļ, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. (Invitational)
- The Edges of Grace: Provocative, Uncommon Craft, FullerCRAFT museum, Brockton, Massachusetts, USA. (Invitational)
- Designer of the year 2005 Exhibition, sponsored by Silpakorn University, Siam Paragon, Bangkok, Thailand. (Juried)
- METALISMS, Signature Works In Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Center for Visual Art,
Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA. (Invitational)
- 100 Brooches, Pacini Lubel Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA.(Invitational)
- 200 RINGS, Facere Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA. (Invitational)
- 2005 100 Brooches, Bellagio Gallery, Ashville, North Carolina, USA. (Invitational)
- 100 Brooches, East Carolina University, School of Art and Design, Greenville, North Carolina, USA. (Invitational)
- Metamorphosis, the 10th Biennial International Juried Exhibition sponsored by the Enamelist Society, Sandra J. Blain Gallery, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA. (Juried)
- California Art Metal Now, An Exhibition of Contemporary California Jewelry and Metal Artists, Blue Room Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA. (Juried)
- In Print/ In Person, A Continued examination of Contemporary Enamel Exhibition in conjunction with SNAG Conference, The Thomas Riley Gallery, Woodmere, Ohio, USA. (Invitational)
- Signs of Life, Facere Jewelry Art, Seattle, Washington, USA. (Invitational)
- 200 RINGS, Shaw Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine, USA. (Invitational from Juried)
- 100 Brooches, International Exhibition based on the Lark Books Publication, Velvet da Vinci Gallery,
San Francisco, California, USA. (Invitational from Juried)
- 200 RINGS, Exhibition in conjunction with SNAG Conference, Gallery M, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. (Invitational from Juried)
- Anti-War Medals Exhibition, The Barents Spectacle, Kirkenes,
Norway. (Invitational)
- Inside the Box: a Shoebox Show, Parkland Art Gallery, Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois, USA. (Juried)
- 200 RINGS, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, USA. (Invitational from Juried)
- SDSU Faculty Exhibition 2005, University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA. (Invitational)
2004
- Elements of 5, Sculpture to Wear Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA. (Invitational)
- Anti-War Medals Exhibition, FAD, Barcelona, Spain. (Invitational)
- 200 RINGS, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA. (Invitational from Juried)
- A Survey of Contemporary Jewelry, sponsored by Chicago Metal Arts Guild, Mindscape Adornments Gallery, Evanston, Illinois, USA. (Juried)
- ďRingsĒ Exhibition, International Juried Exhibition, the Cannon Gallery, Gallery of Art & Design,
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. (Juried)
- Anti-War Medals Exhibition, The Tromso Kunstforening, Tromso, Norway. (Invitational)
-Anti-War Medals Exhibition, Nordnorsk Kunstnersentrum, Svolvar, Norway. (Invitational)
- Anti-War Medals Exhibition, Festspillene i Nord-Norge, Harstad, Norway. (Invitational)
- Anti-War Medals Exhibition, Electrum Gallery, London, England. (Invitational)
- COLLECT, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, Represented by Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA. (Invitational)
- Explorations of Behind the Scene, Graduate Gallery, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, USA. (Invitational)
2003
- Enameling: a current perspective, 2003 Exhibition in Print, International exhibition at SOFA Chicago 2003, Represented by Metalsmith magazine, Society of North American Goldsmiths, USA. (Juried)
- Anti-War Medals Exhibition, International exhibition, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA. (Invitational)
- 2003 Fall Annual Exhibition, Objects of Desire Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. (Invitational)
- On the Edge, the 9th Biennial International Juried Enamel Exhibition, in conjunction with the 9th Biennial Conference of the Enamelist Society 2003,Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, USA. (Juried)
- On the Edge, the 9th Biennial International Juried Enamel Exhibition, in conjunction with the 9th Biennial Conference of the Enamelist Society 2003, Gallery Mack, Seattle, Washington, USA. (Juried)
- On the Edge, the 9th Biennial International Juried Enamel Exhibition, in conjunction with the 9th Biennial Conference of the Enamelist Society 2003, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA. (Juried)
- Asian Roots, Western Soil: Visual poetry in metal, in conjunction with the Society of North American Goldsmiths 2003 Conference, National Japanese American Historical Society, San Francisco, California, USA. (Invitational)
- big LITTLE, Jewelry & Sculptors Making it in Metal, in conjunction with the Society of North American Goldsmiths 2003 Conference, Craft & Cultural Arts Gallery, City of Oakland & State of California, Oakland, California, USA. (Juried)
2002
- Display Use Only, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, Washington, USA. (Juried)
- 2002 Fall Annual Exhibition, Objects of Desire Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. (Invitational)
- Beyond the Surface, Two-person exhibition, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, Georgia, USA. (Invitational)
- Savannah now, Broome Street Gallery, New York, New York, USA. (Invitational)
- Detailed Simplicity, Bergen Hall Gallery, Savannah, Georgia, USA. (Invitational)
2001
- Metal Departures, St. Louis Artistí Guild, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. (Juried)
- SOFA Chicago, Represented by Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. (Invitational)
- First Impressions, Exhibit A Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, USA. (Invitational)
- New Makers/ Fresh Visions, Facere Jewelry Art, Seattle, Washington, USA. (Invitational)
- Group show, Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. (Invitational)
2000
- Kunsthandwerk im Museum (Arts and Crafts in the Museum), Ostholstein-Museum, Eutin, Germany (Invitational).
- Seduction of Metals, NW Chapter, Florida Society of Goldsmiths, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. (Juried)
- Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association Memberís Exhibition, Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, Kansas, USA. (Juried)
- Contemporary Metalsmiths 2000, Young & Constantin Gallery, Wilmington, Vermont, USA. (Juried)
- National Juried Student Slide Show, SNAG Boston 2000, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. (Juried)
- New Metal Emerging Views, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA. (Juried)
1999
- Metal Works 1999, Arts Iowa City, Iowa City, Iowa, USA. (Juried)
- The Talisman for The Coming Millennium, in conjunction with the Society of North American Goldsmiths 1999 Conference, Gallery of Art, Washington University, and The St. Louis Artistsí Guild, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. (Juried)
- Graduate Student Exhibition, Art & Design Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, USA. (Invitational)
- Design Area Scholarship Exhibition, Art & Design Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, USA. (Juried)
1998
- Topeka Competition 22, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, USA. (Juried)
- Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association Exhibition,
- Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA. (Juried)
- Aestheticsí98, Sandzen Gallery, Lindsborg, Kansas, USA. (Juried)
- New Generation Graduate Exhibition, Shaw Guido Gallery, Pontiac, Michigan, USA. (Juried)
- The 1998 Society of North American Goldsmithís Juried Student Exhibition, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA. (Juried)
- Design Area Scholarship Exhibition, Art & Design Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, USA. (Juried)
1997
- Juried Fine Arts Awards Exhibition, North Texas Area Art League, Denton, Texas, USA. (Juried)
- Clay Fiber Paper Glass Metal Wood Exhibition, The Octagon Center for The Arts, Ames, Iowa, USA. (Juried)
- Museum of Abilene Exhibition, Abilene, Texas, USA. (Juried)
- Contemporary Metalsmith Exhibition, Young & Constantin Gallery, Wilmington, Vermont, USA. (Juried)
- Staten Island Biennial Juried Craft Exhibition, Staten Island Institute of Arts & Sciences, Staten Island, New York, USA. (Juried)
- Delta Phi Delta Student Exhibition, The Texas Womanís University, Denton, Texas, USA. (Juried)
- Vortmanís Student Exhibition, The Texas Womanís University, Denton, Texas, USA. (Juried)
1996
- Juried Fine Arts Awards Exhibition, North Texas Area Art League, Denton, Texas, USA. (Juried)
- Materials Hard & Soft, Denton, Texas, USA. (Juried)
- Vortmanís Student Exhibition, The Texas Womanís University, Denton, Texas, USA. (Juried)

HONORS AND AWARDS
2006
- Best Design of the Year 2005 Awards, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
2004
- Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award, The Edges of Grace: Provocative, Uncommon Craft, Grace- a touch of truth which lets you views the world in the new way, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA.
- Faculty Development Program Award, Signs of Life, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA.
2002
- Twenty slides of recent work have been included for slide collections of the Society of North American Goldsmiths Audio Visual Library, USA.
2000
- Honorable Mention, Seduction of Metals, The Northwest Chapter of The Florida of Goldsmiths, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
1999
- 1999 NICHE Student Award, NICHE Magazine, the Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft, Philadelphia, USA.
- The Pendleton Award Metalsmithing, Metalsmithing and Jewelry Department, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
- Craft & Design Scholarship, Design Department, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
1998
- SNAG Cultural Diversity Award, Society of North American Goldsmith Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA.
- Second Prize, New Generation Graduate Exhibition,
- Shaw Guido Gallery, Pontiac, Michigan, USA.
- The Pendleton Award Metalsmithing, Metalsmithing and Jewelry Department, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
- Craft & Design Scholarship, Design Department, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
- Mary Beasom Bishop and Francis Summer Merit Scholarship, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts,
Deer Isle, Maine, USA.
- Selected as a NICHE student awards finalist, The1998 NICHE Student Awards, NICHE Magazine, the Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft, Philadelphia, USA.
1997
- The Best of Show, a National Muti-Media Exhibition, The Octagon Center for The Arts, Ames, Iowa, USA.
- Terrill Wheeler Printing Inc., Award, Juried Fine Arts Awards, North Texas Area Arts League, Denton, Texas, USA.
- Brooklyn Union Award of Merit, Staten Island Biennial Juried Craft Exhibition, Staten Island, New York, USA.
- Mrs. Sue E. Comer Endowed Art Scholarship, The Texas Womanís University, Denton, Texas, USA.
- Corine Mary Spellman Delta Phi Delta Honor Scholarship, The Texas Womanís University, Denton, Texas, USA.
- Juried Student Slide Presentation, Four slide works accepted for SNAG Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
1996
- Jurorís Award, Material Hard & Soft, a National Contemporary Craft Competition, Center for Visual Arts, Denton, Texas, USA.
- Visual Arts Department Scholarship, The Texas Womanís University, Denton, Texas, USA