Tawan Wattuya (b. 1973, Thailand) is a contemporary artist based in Bangkok who paints mostly with watercolour. His works explore the social fabric and identities of his home country, Thailand. His paintings are often inspired by images that he encounters depicting current issues around the world. His works reflect his view of a human race that is slowly losing its ethics and aspirations.
Tawan graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Silapakorn University. His works have been extensively exhibited across various parts of the world. Most notably, he has participated in exhibitions Gallery Yang in Beijing, The Lodge Gallery New York, Saatchi Gallery, London and Numthong Gallery in Bangkok. His works have previously been shown in Singapore at Cut Thru, Lasalle Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore (2012), Anthropos, Sundaram Tagore Gallery (2013), and most recently as part of the Prudential Eye Award showcase at Art Science Museum (2016).