Rukkit Kuanhawate

Born 1978
Lives and works Bangkok, Thailand 

About the artist 
Rukkit Satapornvajana (Kuanhawate), born in 1978, is a graphic designer and street artist. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Art Education from Chulalongkorn University, and started painting on the streets in 2011 by applying stencils in a colourful and geometric style. His works are on the walls of many cities, including Thailand, Korea (Seoul, Busan), India (New Dheli), Hong Kong,
Dubai, China, Taiwan, Japan. Clients Rukkit has worked with include: Nike, Casio G Shock, Toyota, Tiger Beer, U Beer, Smirnoff, Absolute Vodka, Lacoste Live, Jaspal, Dtac, Wonderfruit Festival, Be@rbrick Medicomtoy, CentralWorld, Siam Center, Ananda Development, Mahanakorn and Starbucks. 

Occupation
2001-2003

Graphic Designer, ‘Ductstore, Bangkok, Thailand

2003-2004
Art Director, 375 Magazine, daypoets, Bangkok, Thailand

2006-2007
Art Director, Sarngratoon Magazine, Workpoint Publishing

2008-2009
Art Director, b.o.r.e.d. Design, Bangkok, Thailand

2010-now
Freelance Graphic Designer, and Street Artist

Education
1991-1996

Satit Patumwan School, Bangkok, Thailand

1997-2001
Art Education, Chulalongkorn University

Selected Group Showcase
2009

“Design (Alone) Cannot Change (Everything)”, Siam Discovery, Thailand

2009
“Tigertranslate 2009”, Ratchada, Bangkok Thailand

2009
“Ride a Life” (Inspiration by bicycle), Art Golilas, Thailand

2010
“Imagin Peace”, BACC, Bangkok, Thailand

2011
“For2 Wall Painting”, BACC, Thailand

2011
“For2 Tour CNX“, KadsuanKawe, Chiangmai, Thailand

2011
“SHUT UP AND PAINT SK8” by MS Invader, Bangkok, Thailand

2012
FOR FXE (Friends X Enemies), N Galerie, Bangkok, Thailand

2012
“Heart of Bangkok” (9 Face x FOR), Dean & Deluca, Bangkok, Thailand

2012
Crying Elephant for Taejai, The Sync, Thailand

2012
ABSOLUT UNIQUE “Defective Deer”, Siam Paragon, Thailand

2012
Aids Day, The Mall Bangapi, Thailand

2013
“Tid Silp Bon Ratchaburi”, Ratchaburi, Thailand

2013
“Bukruk”, Ratchathewi Bangkok, Thailand

2013
“Read Me”, BACC, Bangkok, Thailand

2013
“Read Me” Klong San Sab, Bangkok, Thailand

2013
“Unspoken Dialogue”, JAM cafe Thailand

2013
“Read Me Khonkaen”, Khonkaen, Thailand

2013
“STRAWBERRY FIELDS”, RMA, Bangkok, Thailand

2013
“Stick It Up” Sticker Exhibition, BACC, Thailand

2013
“Here is ZINE 7th Bangkok-Tokyo” Next to normal, CTW, Bangkok, Thailand

2013
“Siam Center Illumination & Celebration Contest”, Siam Center, Bangkok, Thailand

2013
“Horzon Core”, Minimal Gallery, Chiangmai, Thailand

2014
“TOKYO IMAGINE”, Furoshiki Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

2014
“Goja Wall”, Goja Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2014
“TOYOTA VIOS” The Style by Toyota, Siam Square, Thailand

2014
“GOORU” Goo for brothers x Rukkit, FIFTY FIFTY Gallery, Korea

2014
“Siam Manud Street” G -Shock, Thailand

2014
“TKO” Thai Korea Odyssey, HOB ART Residency, Thailand

2014
“The Frankenstein Freak Show”, Kult, Singapore

2014
“Urban Up” Boom Up The City! Street Art Korea, Busan & Seoul, Korea

2014
“WonderFruit Festival” Wood Sculpture, Chonburi, Thailand

2015
“CNHB Uniform 2015”, Chainat Hornbill Football Club, Thailand

2015
“ST+ART INDIA” street art festival, New Delhi, India

2015
“HKWalls” street art festival, Sheung Wan, Hongkong

2015
“AGC Streetcon 2015”, Dubai

2015
“TigerTranslate 2015 Malaysia”, Kuala lumpur, Malaysia

2015
“Be@rbrick World wild tour 2”, Siam Center, Bangkok

2015
“Cho Hyper” Art Exhibition, Everyday Mooonday, Seoul, Korea

2015
“FACEX” Art Exhibition, Surface Kitchen, Bangkok

2016
“THE WALLRIORS 2016”, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2016
“F.A.T. Phuket”, Phuket, Thailand

2016
“Tiger” Sculpture for Tiger Brand Cement, Architect Expo’16, Impact Arena, Thailand

2016
“HAPPY NOISE”, Emquartier, Bangkok

2016
“ART TRACTION”, Siam Center, Bangkok

2016
“Made by Heaven”, Dongduchoen, South Korea

2016
“Low Brows Monster”, Block House, Shibuya, Japan

2016
“Marks”, Diesel Gallery, Shibuya, Japan

2017
“MITR”, Group Art Exhibition, Bangkok

2017
“Thong Dang”, BACC Wall, Bangkok

2017
“NIKE AIR MAX DAY 2017”, Bangkok, Thailand

2017
“Twenty Five Years XLarge”, Habitual, Singapore

2017
“IDEO Wall”, BangJak, Thailand

2017
“EPSON Trust in you”, Thamaharaj, Thailand

2017
“Hello Kitty x Rukkit”, Iseton, Bangkok, Thailand

2017
“Grand opening of Hazel’s Ice Cream Parlor and Fine Drinks”, Bangkok, Thailand

2017
“The Thing 2”, Ophthalmologist Gallery, Shinjuku, Japan

2017
“Habitual”, Yoohood 2017, Shanghai, China

2017
“In Remembrance of our beloved King”, K Village, Bangkok, Thailand

2017
“70 Creators’ Seven”, Parco Art Gallery, Ikebukuro, Japan

2017
“Goldfish”, Portal Apartment and Art Point, Shibuya, Japan

2017
“Wallriours 2017”, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2018
“BGFC Stadium Wall”, Leo Stadium, Bangkok

2018
“Gravity Skybar”, Novotel hotel, Huahin

2018
“The New Kingdom”, Kingston, Fashion walk, Hong Kong

2018
“FBair”, Facebook Office, Bangkok

2018
“Feel The Sea”, Uniqlo, Southeast Asia

2018
“Anamorphosis”, MRT Jatujak Station, Exit 4, Bangkok

2018
“Easter Bunny Maze”, Shanghai Times Square, Shanghai

2018
“Solo Exhibition”, Secret Fresh Gallery Manila, Philippines

2018
“Meeting of Style”, Saphan Hua Chang, Bangkok

2018
“Graffiti Trip 2.0”, Luonan, China

2018
“Chick Wall”, Chick Resort, Khao Kho

2018
“SCG Sculpture”, SCG, Bangkok

2018
“Swatch Installation” Swatch shop, Siam Paragon, Bangkok

2019
“Group Exhibition” at GMoMA, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

2019
“ON/OFF PARKING LOT PROJECT”, Shenzhen, China

2019
“Alley’s Artist Residence”, Suncheon, Korea

2019
“Rukkit x SKLO” for Visit Singapore, STB, Singapore

2019
“Outlound Vol.3”, Macau

2020
“Y Square”, Ubon Ratchathani

2020
“Mahanakorn Cube”, Bangkok

2020
“Cosi Hotel”, Ao Nang, Krabi

2020
“Bangkok Midnight Marathon 2020”, Bangkok

2022
Spectrum, Art Porters Gallery, Singapore

Awards 
2002
2nd Sound design / British Council, Bangkok, Thailand

2005
1st Winner T-shirt Compilation RadioActive Tstyler, Singapore

2010
2nd Cut & Paste (Thailand / fist in southeast asia)

2011
“Outstanding Prize” T-Face Show 2011

2012
“The Pixel Connector” Man Of The Year 2012 by Men Intrend

2015
“Judges Prize” Unknown Asia, Osaka 2015 by Syuji Nagai (Beams) and Woochi Jeon (Eloquence)

2015
“Finalist” Designer of the year awards 2015: Illustration Design

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