Creative Convergence

Meet the Artist Ailadi Cortelletti, The St. Regis Bangkok, Through Jan 14

A feast for the eyes and palate, the Meet the Artist gourmet experience is where epicurism meets art. It's part of St. Regis' Aficionado programme where food and wine pair with fashion and design, art and literature, speed and sport, and spa and relaxation. This event allows Bangkok's bon vivants to enjoy Italian culture through artworks by Ailadi Cortelletti and a four-course menu created by Chef Leonardo Concezzi featuring Celeriac mousse, Atlantic scallops wrapped in Colonnata lard, Burrata cheese spuma in caramel nuts, Snow fish carpaccio, and more.G

V  6:30-9pm. VIU, 12/F, The St. Regis Bangkok, 159 Ratchadamri Road.

C  02-207-7801, fb.bangkok@stregis.com, www.stregis.com/bangkok.

P  B1,900 (price subject to tax and service charge).   

ART FOR ART'S SAKE

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre

BORN TO THIS WORLD.

View photos by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of her travels conducted during 2010-11. (Through Feb 19)

DEK SILP@BACC. Enjoy art workshops, a movie screening, storytelling and mime on Children's Day. (Jan 14, 10:30am-5:30pm)

V  Open Tue-Sun 10am-9pm. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Rama I Road.

C  02-214-6630-8 ext 519-20, www.facebook.com/baccpage, www.bacc.or.th.       

NEVER TOO OLD...

A Water Colour Painting Workshop, Neilson Hays Library Galleries, Jan 14-15

Learn basic painting skills and water colour techniques with artist Surachaithawe "Chai" Thawesukphaisan.

V  9:30am-4pm. Library Courtyard, Neilson Hays Library Galleries,  195 Surawong Road.

C  02-233-1731, angelique.leijdekker@gmail.com, www.neilsonhayslibrary.com.

P  B3,000 includes materials.   

ART FEST

River City Art Exhibition Zone

GANESHA ART AND IMAGINATION. Salahwarin Jaijuntuck manifests her faith in the god of success in a collection of paintings. (Through Feb 4)

DG ARTS WORKSHOP. Get hands-on experience with the unique and textural modelling pastes. (Jan 13, 1-5pm) To register, call 081-443-5573 or email warindesign@hotmail.com.

CHILDREN'S DAY AND ART. The free art classes allow kids to enjoy Art 101 and games. (Jan 14, noon-5pm)

V  Open 10am-10pm. Art Exhibition Zone, 2/F, River City, 23 Charoen Krung Soi 24.

C  02-237-0077, www.rivercity.co.th, www.facebook.com/rivercitycdc.     

THE ZEPHYR SONG

Zephyr, Art Republic, Jan 19-Feb 24

Olarn Plubplon turns natural features into abstract emotions in his work.

 V  Open Tue-Sat 11am-7pm.  Art Republic, 3/F, Peninsula Plaza, 153 Ratchadamri Road.

C  02-652-1801, www.artrepublicbkk.com.     

PROJECT RUNWAY

Contemporary Fashion Contest 2012

The Office of Contemporary Art and Culture, Ministry of Culture, is calling for Thai fashion design talents for its second year of Contemporary Fashion Contest. The national challenge offers a total prize of B850,000 and a trophy. Send in design drawings, a portfolio, fashion show description and CV to the Office of Contemporary Art and Culture from Jan 16 to Feb 21. For more details, call 02-422-8828 or visit www.ocac.go.th, www.thecontemporarist. wordpress.com.

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