Kittisak Wa Chontong




School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

MFA Candidate, Painting and Drawing Department, May 2015

New Artist Society Full Tuition Merit Scholarship


Silpakorn university, Bangkok, Thailand

Bachelor of Fine Art, Painting Sculpture and Graphic Arts Department, 2007


Selected Group Exhibitions:

To Whom It May Concern at Bangkok City City Gallery, Bangkok 2017

Ontology at Lame & Cool Gallery, Chicago 2015

A Gathering at The Comfort Station, Chicago 2015

Producers, Producing, Production Jones at The Carl, Chicago 2015

IN SITU at SUGS galleries, Chicago 2013

Post-Baccalaureate Exhibition at Sullivan Galleries, Chicago 2013

Passengers, SAIC Open Studios, Chicago 2012

Harlem Art Festival, New York 2010

Thai Artist Alliance at Dumbo Art Center, New York 2010

BFA Thesis Exhibition at Silpakon University, Bangkok 2006

The 23rd Exhibition of Contemporary Art by Young Artists, Bangkok 2006


Residencies/Internships/Work Experience:

Exhibition Assistant for Helio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium at the Art Institute of Chicago 2017

Assisted draftsman in Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing #63 at Art Institute of Chicago 2016

Assisted studio works and installed in an exhibition at Hyde Park Art Center for Jefferson Pinder 2016

Group performance conducted by Kirsten Leenaars, Gallery400 2015

Assisted a solo exhibition for artist Tony Lewis at Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago 2015

Group performance conducted by Kirsten Leenaars, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 2015

ACRE Residency, Steuben, WI 2014

Teaching Assistance: Painting Materials & Techniques with Rebecca Shore 2014

Teaching Assistance: Painting Studio A: Multi-level with Judith Geichman 2013

Assistant for artist Att Poomtangon, New York 2011

Assistant for artist Rirkrit Tiravanija at Stonescape, Calistoga CA 2011

Co-Curator of Non-Native English Artists, New York 2010

Art Journalist for Thaivoice Magazine, New York 2010

Mural Painter, Bangkok 2008-2009