“Chalood's Mural Painting and Retrospective” Exhibition

“Chalood's Mural Painting and Retrospective” Exhibition 

 
Chalood Nimsamer, a senior artist and one of Silpa Bhirasri’s star student, is an influential figure in Thailand’s contemporary art. As an experimental artist, Chalood has created many valuable works of art earning him the honor of being titled the “Distinguished Artist” (Painting) in 1959 and "National Artist" (Sculpture) in 1998. Being a great teacher, Chalood has fostered plenty of artists in the art scene. He also pioneered Silpakorn University’s education by establishing the Department of Graphic Arts (1965) and the Department of Thai Arts (1976) in the Faculty of Painting Sculpture and Graphic Arts. Apart from that, he is also an art scholar who has written textbook “Composition of Art” together with various books and articles on arts that have proven to be very beneficial to Thai art world.