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Rawai Art village

Rawai Art village is one of the most beautiful and relaxing places in Phuket where there are many art galleries and studios that represent the works of special artists. The Rawai artists represent the community of the village and most of them live there because of the cheap cost of living. You will have an unforgettable experience visiting the village and seeing that every gallery is unique on its own and have very special paintings. You can also buy souvenirs for your friends and family like shirts, stone animals, handmade sculptures or jewellery from B Zenter.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • You will need a vehicle while roaming around the village as it is quite large.
  • B Zenter usually opens from 3 pm till 10 pm and closes on Wednesdays.
  • Do you know that Somrak, the owner of red gallery art studio also has a masters’ degree from Silpakon university and teaches art to young people?
  • There are also many more galleries like the wood art gallery, Waan-D art gallery and Ramadon’s art Studio.

Rawai Art Village

This village is known to be the most relaxed place in Phuket, it is located in southern Phuket and is visited by many tourists every year. This place is not a normal art village, but an art community that has a group of artists who are called “the Rawai artists”. The chief of the village, Somrak Maneemai, explains that many artists, musicians, painters, actors and song writers ended up living in Rawai because of the cheap cost of living and that Rawai is cheaper than many other areas in Phuket. There are many galleries and studios in the Rawai village, so if you want visit them, it is better to make an appointment with the artists to make sure that they are not out buying paint or anything. Most of the artists living in the village welcome visitors anytime and are usually very friendly.

Galleries in Rawai Village

There are many galleries in the village like love arts studio which includes oil paintings that reveal the feelings of the artist, Kitipong Ngosiri, like sadness, anger, joy or fear. This gallery opens from 10 am till 10 pm. Another famous gallery is Rak Lay gallery which is owned by Bamrungchoo and Kerrily Jennigns. This gallery produces original paintings and photographs that mix between black and white colours. You will also be able to buy hand-made sculptures, stone animals, jewellery and shirts as souvenirs for your friends and family from B Zenter. Red Gallery art studio is also full with paintings and the owner of it is Khun Somrak’s who explains that people have to see his work to know his style.

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