A graduate of Silapakorn University, Sommai Ma-On is now a recognised sculptor and professor at the Naresuan University of Phitsanulok. Based in California for over two decades, Sommai returned only recently to his native region, reconnecting with his roots and culture.
He has exhibited his works several times in California, at the LA Artcore, Los Angeles, and the Las Vegas Museum, receiving prestigious prices such as the Excellent Work Achievement Award, Asian Art Now (2001). He has showcased his works extensively in Thailand at the National gallery, theUniversity galleries of Chiang Mai and Phitsanulok.
His works can be found in the collections of The Association of Siamese Architects Under Royal Patronage, Kasikorn Bank, Toshiba ThailandCompany, PHD Professor Somvichien Kamol.