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Brushing up for the love of the monarchy
- Writer: Bangkok Post Editorial
- Published: August 28, 2013 at 8:17 am
A painting by HRH Princess Soamsawali.
More than 500 paintings by professional and amateur artists are on display at the 18th "Charity Art Exhibition: A Tribute to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit" at Montien Hotel until Sept 8.
Held to celebrate HM the Queen's 81st birthday anniversary by the Thai Red Cross Society in collaboration with the 96 Independent Artist Group, the exhibition features numerous portraits of Their Majesties the King and Queen and members of the royal family, as well as paintings of landscapes, animals, floral beauty and the lifestyle of Thai people.
The works were created by a selection of 400 painters _ honorary, professional, amateur, foreign and disabled _ who wished to express their love for the monarchy through their artistic flair.
Also on show are two paintings by HRH Princess Soamsawali.
A painting by Lapat Jumpa.
All paintings are available for sale and proceeds will go to the Thai Red Cross Society to help alleviate the suffering of deprived people across the country.
Besides the art showcase, there is also a series of tote bag painting workshops conducted by members of the 96 Independent Artist Group including Ajarn Samarn Klungjaturat, Ajarn Sujin Pansamut and Ajarn Nawin Saengrob.
The free workshops will be held on weekends throughout the exhibition from 1pm onwards.