Wattana Wattanapun has lived and worked in Thailand, the United States and Canada. He has held visiting professorships at a number of academic institutions including Haverford College, Oberlin College, Rhode Island School of Design, Simon Fraser University and Watkins Institute.
Wattana Wattanapun's work, held in numerous public and private collections around the world, incorporates traditional Thai motifs in a contemporary perspective, using varied media including oil, acrylic and gold leaf on paper.
Mr. Wattanapun holds the B.F.A. degree in painting from Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Thailand and M.A.E. degree in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. Presently he is an academic consultant for the Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiangmai University.