I’ve had an exhibition but the best exhibition of all………those of my paintings hanging on walls at homes, offices and hotels of my valued clients.

 

I once wrote that it would have been easier to walk on the moon then me becoming an artist. 

 

When I was a kid living in a rural village, with little electric no running water life was very difficult, It was farming area, mainly rice and most people worked in the rice fields, that was our life, there was little ambition to do anything else.

 

I was always different from the rest of the people in my village I just wanted to escape I knew there was a different world out there just didn't know where.

 

At 12 I worked in the rice fields, 13 worked in a sweat factory in Bangkok making shirts, 14 was driving a pick up truck 7 days a week 14 hours a day selling vegetables which I did until my early twenties.

 

Later in life I had a  wonderful opportunity and grabbed it with both hands, that opportunity was art, I’m in it now and I’m not moving, it will continue to change my life for the better and I love it.

 

I don’t live in London, New York, Monaco, Amsterdam or Hong Kong but I’ve sent my work there in fact I’ve now sent my work to 17 countries and I’m very proud of that.

 

My first real exhibition was on Samui with a big cocktail party and lots of people all dressed up I had to make a speech and thank everyone, don’t forget I’m Thai and these were all Westerners, I’ve never done anything like it in my life before, my English is not bad but it’s far from perfect, but they were very kind to me.

 

I put on a little black dress some red lipstick and made the most of it, I loved it, not so much the attention but the fact people I’ve never met before liked my work and wanted to talk to me about it.

 

I’m now living in a beautiful part of Thailand with my house and studio overlooking the stunning gulf of Thailand, not bad for a girl from the rice fields.

 

 

 

 

 

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