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Chalit Kongsuwan (NUM)

(1968–), Thailand

Born in Thailand, Kongsuwan completed a Bachelor of Fine Art (Product Design) at Rangsit University, Phathumthani in 1997. He worked as a product designer in Thailand for seven years before moving to Tasmania where in 2012 he completed a PHD in Fine Art (Furniture) at the University of Tasmania. He has received a number of awards and scholarships for furniture design and participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions.

Education Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rangsit University, Thailand, 1994, Major: Product Design; Master of Fine Art and Design, University of Tasmania, 2007, Field: Furniture Design; Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Tasmania, 2012, Field: Visual Arts & Crafts

Represented Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston