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Direk Kingnok, 1976 | Watercolor Cityscape painter

Direk was born in a small town in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
He grew up among natural surroundings and interested in art since childhood.
At age 9 he won a gold medal from the International Children’s Art Competition Japan and several times later, That must be the starting point for his art more seriously.

After graduating from high school He attended the Art Institute in Nakhon Ratchasima.
In 1999 he moved to Khon kaen to enter the Institute of Arts in Khon kaen university where he studied painting.

In 2003 he began to study creativity of watercolor painters and developed a more serious relationship to watercolor painting.
Now he live in Khon Kaen and work of art continuously.
"I want my art to reflect the familiar stories of ordinary people in usual places".