For a young boy who was once rejected by the local school because of his disability, it seems almost an impossibility that Ekachai Wankaew has become not only an able artist, but also a graduate of Poh Chang Academy of Arts, Rajamangala University of Technology of Rattanakosin and an art professor.
The Four Types Of Lotus is one of the oil paintings to be auctioned at the Shangri-La Hotel on Dec 12 at 6.30pm.
"After I graduate next year, I wish to have the chance to study a master's degree ... so I can one day become an art teacher while still creating my own artworks," he said in an interview a few years back. "But I know it is very difficult, especially for a person like me to get to that point of success."
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