Taweesak Molsawat is an artist, creative researcher and design consultant based in Bangkok, Thailand conducting exhibitions, performances, lectures and workshops nationally and internationally.
He is a former Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Design & Art History at San Diego State University, California; a Visiting Assistant Professor of Metals program at The School of Art, Northern Illinois University, Illinois; a Professor, School of Design, Savannah College of Art and Design, Georgia, USA including an Instructor, Department of Industrial Design, King Monkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang; a Visiting art thesis adviser, Department of Visual Arts, Bangkok University; an Instructor, Faculty of Decorative Arts, Silpakorn University in Thailand. He holds an MFA with Honors from The University of Kansas, USA and a BArch from King Monkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand.
Mr. Taweesak has received numerous awards and honors, including Outstanding Alumni (Art and Design) 2020, the 60th anniversary of King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand; Designer of the Year 2005 Awards, Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Thailand; Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award, The Edges of Grace: Provocative, Uncommon Craft, San Diego State University in San Diego, California; SNAG Cultural Diversity Award, Society of North America Goldsmith Conference in Seattle, Washington; Honorable Mention, The Northwest Chapter of The Florida of Goldsmiths in Tallahassee, Florida; The Best of Show, The Octagon Center for The Arts in Ames, Iowa; Brooklyn Union Award of Merit in Staten Island, New York; and 1999 NICHE Student Award, NICHE Magazine.
His work has been in both private and public collections including a Permanent Collection of The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), California and TACOMA ART MUSEUM in Tacoma, Washington in USA.