M.A.E. in Painting, 1976.
THE UNIVERSITY OF FINE ARTS  (Silpakorn University), Bangkok, Thailand
B.F.A.  in Painting, 1968


CHIANGMAI UNIVERSITY,  Chiang Mai, Thailand, Faculty of Fine Arts
Academic Consultant
SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY, British Columbia, Canada
Visiting Professor of Art, teaching Art and Society in Southeast Asia, May to August 1996; Visual Anthropology, May to August, 1999
WATKINS INSTITUTE, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Part-time Instructor, Painting and Drawing, 1990 to 1993
PRATT FINE ARTS CENTER, Seattle, Washington, USA
Part-time Instructor, Painting and Drawing, 1982 to 1988
HAVERFORD COLLEGE, Haverford, Pennsylvania, USA
Visiting professor of Art, Visiting artist: July 1979 to June 1981
Teaching courses in Drawing, Asian Design and Painting
Visiting Professor of Art History, teaching the Art of Thailand,
January to June  1976
Visiting Professor, teaching the Art of Thailand, September 1974 to June 1975


1990: Purchase Award in Painting, Tennessee All-State Art Competition, Nashville, Tennessee
1989: First Prize in Painting, Tennessee All-State Art Competition, Nashville, Tennessee
1987: First Prize in Painting, Mercer Island Art Competition, Mercer Island, Washington
1981: First and Second Prizes in Drawing and Painting, Mercer Island Art competition, Mercer

Island, Washington

Visiting Artist:  University of California, Berkeley, March to July 1989
Margaret Gest Program for the Cross Cultural Study of Religion, Haverford College, July 1979  to June 1981
Awarded a $ 2,000 grant by the Chiang Mai University Research Council to conduct a research on the Folk Arts in Northern Thailand, 1977 to 1979 and an $8,000 grant in 1993 to 1995 by the same funder to conduct the follow up study
Assistant Director of Rhode Island School of Design  Junior School, a year-long program of Art classes for secondary school students in the Providence area 1975 to 1976
Awarded an Oberlin Shansi Memorial Association Fellowship for the position of Visiting Professor of Art History, 1974 to 1975


Simon Fraser University
University of California, Berkeley
University of Oregon
Northern Illinois University
University of Washington
The Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Siam Society, Bangkok, Thailand
Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania
Denison University, Ohio
Oberlin College, Ohio


Bank of America, Haverford College, Oberlin College, Hilton Hotels, Hope Consulting, Seltzer, Caplan, Wilkins, McMahon, Williams Plaza, Management Analysis, Megatek, Sheraton Hotels, Nissan National Headquarters, Safeco Corporation, Goethe Institute, and TISCO


​Macbeth, William Shakespeare by Ralph Cotterril  and Wattana Wattanapun at Wattana Art Gallery, 2014

My Last Duchess, Robert Browning  by Ralph Cotterril and Sandy Fishbeine at Wattana Art Gallery, 2013
Artistic Director of Prah Sang –Iphegenie, a contemporary theater production performed in Bangkok, Thailand; sponsored by the Goethe Institute, 1984
Set-Designer of a contemporary theater performed in Bangkok; sponsored by IBM Corporation


The Palaung in Northern Thailand, co-authored with Michael C. Howard, 2001
Traditional T’ai Arts in Contemporary Perspective. (co-editor) White Lotus, Bangkok, 1998
Wood Carving in Upper Northern Thailand:  Problems and Potential.  Rural Industries in
Upper Northern Thailand, Institute of  Developing Economies, Tokyo, 1997
The Folk Art of Northern Thailand, Contents include surveys, essays, and photographs, 1979
Articles on Arts and Education in various publications in Thailand including the Chiang Mai
University Journal and the Social Science Review, a national journal


2015 Wattana Art Gallery  in conjunction with the 5th ASEAN Traditional Textile Symposium, Chiang Mai
2013 Wattana Art Gallery, Chiang Mai,”Grand opening “
2008 Tita Gallery, Chiang Mai
2005 Galerie Panisa, Chiang Mai
2002 Surapon Gallery, Bangkok
2001 Center for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, BC
2000 Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Chiang Mai
1999 Surapon Gallery, Bangkok
1993 Watkins Institute, Nashville
1991 Vanderbilt Fine Art Gallery, Nashville
1990 The Parthenon Gallery, Nashville
1989 British Council, Bangkok
1987 Lynn McAlister Gallery, Seattle
1986 Robertson Gallery, Beverly Hills
Riggs Galleries, La Jolla
Lynn McAlister Gallery, Seattle
1985 Riggs Galleries, San Diego
1984 Haverford College, Pennsylvania
1983 Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle
Riggs Galleries, San Diego
1982 Northern Illinois University
1981 China Coast Gallery, Washington, DC
Haverford College, Pennsylvania
1976 International House, Providence,RI


2012  Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Faculty Show
2008  Jim Thomson Art Center, Bangkok “Weaving Paradise”
2006  Thailand Cultural Center, Bangkok “Three passages to Lanna”
2001  Art Exhibition “The End of Growth? Ways of Development into a Sustainable Future,”
Heinrich Boell Foundation, Thailand, in cooperation with the Art Centre of Silpakorn University, Bangkok
1998  Chiang Mai University Art Museum
1995  Art Exhibition and Academic Works, Chiang Mai University and Hue University
1996  Faculty Show, The National Gallery, Bangkok
Chiang Mai Social Installation
1993  Cheekwood National Contemporary Painting Competition, Nashville
National Cultural Center, Bangkok, Thailand
The Bowers Museum, Santa Ana
1992  The Burke Museum, University of Washington, Seattle
Art Museum, Arizona State University
Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison
1991  Lowie Museum, University of California, Berkeley
1990  Tennessee All-State Art Exhibition, Nashville
1989  Tennessee All-State Art Exhibition, Nashville
Watkins Institute, Nashville
1988  USIS, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
1987  Mercer Island Art Fair, Mercer Island
1986  Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair
1985  Nimbus Gallery, Dallas
Tacoma Arts Commission, Tacoma
1984  Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle
Western Washington University
Gallery II West, Utah
Greenwood Gallery, Seattle
1983  Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle
1982  Seattle Art Museum Rentaloft Gallery
1979  German Culture Institute, Bangkok
1976  List Art Building, Brown University
Woods-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design