b. 1976, Bangkok, Thailand
Lives in Bangkok. Works in Bangkok and Tokyo, Japan
Since his debut as cartoonist in 2003, Wisut Ponnimit has actively produced works in various genres: illustrations, animation, music composition. In Yokohama Triennale 2005, he caught the attention of Japanese manga publishers and signed contracts with Shinchosha and Shogakukan, from that discovery, he has become one of the key foreign artists in Japan’s manga scene. His knowledge and practice in Eastern philosophy and his straightforward storytelling technique have informed his artistic works. Subtle expression of Ponnimit’s works have succeeded to communicate widely to a diverse group of people, some cartoon characters have earned significant popularity.
After showing MELO House with BANGKOK CITYCITY GALLERY in 2015, he was invited to participate in Saitama Triennale 2016, Japan where he showed his works Road of Time and Future is a Gift.