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Krisaya Luenganantakul is a ceramic artist and lecturer. Currently, Krisaya is a full-time lecturer at the Product Design Department, Monfort Del Rosario School of Architecture and Design at Assumption University, Samutprakan, Thailand.
In 2019, she graduated Ph.D. from the College of Planning and Design, Institute of Creative Industries Design at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. In her research, she is focused on exploring vegetable fibers to create ceramic art objects.
Krisaya completed her Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics and Ceramic Sculpture and the School for American Crafts at Rochester Institute of Technology, New York in 2004. She earned two undergraduate degrees. One is Bachelor of Education (with honor and outstanding teaching award) from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand in 1999, and another one is Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics at the University of Oregon in 2002. (with A Dean’s List).
In her teaching experiences, she had taught as a full-time lecturer at Art Education Division, Department of Art, Music and Dance Education, Faculty of Education at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand in 2005-2011.
Krisaya believes that ceramics can be both artworks and industrial design products; besides, the process of making ceramics can be the tools of healing people’s minds. Clay is the material that amazes her because clay can change its form such as hard, soft, liquid, and small particles. She is also interested in creating ceramic workshops for the public as she wanted to understand the people’s minds and perceptions while engaging with clay. She believes that clay can heal people’s minds.
As a ceramic artist from October 18-21, 2019, she was invited to participate in the 26th edition of one of the oldest and leading art fairs in Asia, Art Taipei, International Art fair exhibition in which her ceramic artworks were exhibited at Mu Mu Gallery, the Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition, Taiwan. In 2018, she was accepted to be an artist for Artist-in-Residence at Shigaraki Ceramic Culture Park, Koka City, Shiga Prefecture, Japan for 6 months.