Where is Hua Lamphong Railway Station?
Hua Lamphong is the local name for Bangkok’s main train station. It serves as the main hub for intercity and international train services in Thailand. Hua Lamphong terminal has served commuters and travellers from all walks of life for 106 years. It depicts an interior layout and appearance that resembles that of the Frankfurt Train Station. Both feature a giant clock, open-air galleries for passengers and a half-dome façade. As Kamolpus was born and raised in Bangkok, he is familiar with this train station growing up.
Get to know the artist
Theerapong Kamolpus is an impressionist artist from Bangkok, Thailand. He pursued and holds both bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Painting Sculpture and Graphic Arts from Silpakorn University, a well-known university for art in Thailand.
Idea behind artwork
Kamolpus started creating paintings with the idea that “Human is the puppet of time”. His arts are inspired by living in the urgent capital of Thailand where it is always busy and chaos. Along with everything around him, including women, light, time, atmosphere, natural. More than that, his works are also inspired by the work of John Singer Sargent who has a great influence on him, both the brushstrokes, the atmosphere in the event, and composition.
Kamolpus’s artwork presents the moments of ambiance, rhythms, color and time. The artist’s living in the urban society made him see the chaos, hurry in the life of people in the city. And the environment that is not pleasant for aesthetics. Thus, causing the need to create an environment of ambiance color that is different from the original. But also based on the reality of that area by adding or reducing and criticizing through painting.
Every moment is aesthetic
Unconsciously under haste conditions or chaos in life, Kamolpus sees the beauty of urban society at present moment, even when how busy or hustling it is. He still has his subjective beauty through the painting that consists of female shapes that symbolize the beauty as well as the atmosphere of the city society, lights, and colors.
Kamolpus finds beauty in daily life which many people may have overlooked the aesthetics at those moments; nevertheless, he has brought different environmental elements of one single period of time such as light, hues, and female’s figure which he recognizes its aesthetics. Therefore, the topic is always changing depending on the state of emotions and the experiences of Kamolpus’s.
Presenting to the audiences the beauty in everyday life through female gender which is a symbol of beauty and liveliness from a period of time according to his perception through the painting. The form of the painting artwork is similar to impressionism artwork which he is greatly fascinated in expressions. Kamolpus has passed on the story of light and colors through the brushes and the shape of painting.
– M.F.A. (painting) Master of Painting Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University 2021
– B.F.A. (painting) Bachelor of Painting Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn University 2019
2022 “ชีวิตไพร (WildLife)” At Huai Kha Khaeng Uthai Thani, Thailand
2022 “Mango Art festival” At RoomID3 River city Bangkok, Thailand
2022 “The Beginning” At Piccolo Vicolo Art space ,Bangkok Thailand
2021 “Som…Yhing (สม…หญิง)” At Sathorn11 Art Space,Gallery Bangkok, Thailand
2020 “Sense of perspective” At Kalwit Studio and Gallery Bangkok, Thailand
2020 “Egg E Eight 8” At PSG Art Gallery Nakhonpatom, Thailand
2020 “Behind the mask 2” At Rivercity Bangkok, Thailand
2020 “Now Normal” At Palette Artspace ThongLor Bangkok, Thailand
2020 “Galleries’Night Bangkok” At LHONG1919 and Sathorn11 Artspace Bangkok, Thailand
2019 “AR-ART PIONEERS” At Losilp ArtTech Gallery Bangkok, Thailand
2016 “Sea Side Shade 2” At the Art Space at Venice Shopping Plaza, Bangkok, Thailand.
2016 “Top 100 Pictures of Our King Bhumibol” At Central World Bangkok, Thailand.
2014 “10 Steps fundamental arts ” At PSG Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
2019 – Participated in “Department of Marine and Coastal Resources”, People Level and was awarded “Consolation prize”
2019 – Participated in “Old Master Picture Contest” 2019 Marie Antoinette, People Level and was awarded “Consolation prize”
2018 – Participated in “เพลินศิลป์ถิ่นนาวี” 2018, People Level and was awarded “Consolation prize”
2018 – Was awarded 2nd prize in Canson Painting Contest 2018 by HHK Intertrade
2018 – Selected as a presenter artist Acrylic Colour Renaissance 2018
2017 – Was awarded a consolation prize in “Innovation Thailand Painting Contest” 2017