Noon Passama
Born in Bangkok, Thailand
Lives & works in the Netherlands
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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
2011 – 2013
Masters Fashion Strategy
Fashion Masters, Artez Institute of the Arts, Arnhem, NL
2007 – 2010
Bachelor of Design (Cum Laude)
Jewellery Department, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2000 – 2005
Bachelor of Industrial Design (2nd Degree Honor),
Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Architecture,
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, TH

ACHIEVEMENTS
2014
- Winner, Herbert Hofmann Prize
Munich, DE
- Awarded by Creative Industries Fund NL
(Category: The Grant Programme for Talent Development)
2013
- Young Talent
Works purchased by Stichting Françoise van den Bosch, NL
(as purchases of stimulation, acquisition round 2013)
2012
- Winner, Emerging Artist Award
Art Jewelry Forum, USA
2011 - 2013
- Huygens Scholarship, NL
2010
- Winner, Rietveld Award (GRA Award) for Applied Art,
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
- Winner, Marzee Prize
Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, NL
- Berlage Fond, Amsterdam, NL
2005
- Winner, Best Thesis Award 2005
Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, BKK, TH

WORKS IN THE COLLECTIONS OF
- Collection Stichting Françoise van den Bosch / on loan at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Work: Extra Buttons series (2011) and Portrait #6 brooch (2013)
- Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch
Works: Extra Buttons series (2011) and Fat Chain #1 (2012)
- Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem
Work: Koala brooch (2010) and Portrait #11 brooch (2013)
- CODA Museum Apeldoorn
Work: Bird brooch (2010)
- Nederlands Uitvaartmuseum Tot Zover
Work: Skull bracelet (2009)
- Private collectors

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
- 4 Solos / 4 Souls, Curated by Hnoss Initiative, Konstepidemin Gallery, Göteborg, Sweden
2013
- Noon Passama: Portraits (part 1 & 2), Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Noon Passama: Portraits (part 1), Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)
2014
- Schmuck 2014, Internationalen Handwerksmesse München, Munich, Germany
- Papallona / Mariposa / Butterfly, Museu de Ciències Naturals de Granollers, Granollers, Spain
2013
- Jong ontwerptalent toen en nu: de Françoise van den Bosch collectie, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- A booth talk as the winner of Emerging Artist Award 2012 of Art Jewelry Forum, Galerie Ra's stand at Collect 2013 fair, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
- Frame, represented by Galerie Ra, Schmuck 2012 fair, Munich, DE
- KunstRai, represented by Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, NL
2012
- 10years-Re:jewelry, The art museum of China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
- Unexpected Pleasure, Design Museum, London, UK and National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AU
- Jewellery Unleashed, Museum Bellerive, Zurich, CH
- Collect, represented by Galerie Ra, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
- Frame, represented by Galerie Ra, Schmuck 2012 fair, Munich, DE
- Object Rotterdam, represented by Galerie Ra, Rotterdam, NL
2011
- Sunrise Grey, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, DE
- Jewellery Unleashed, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem, NL
- Open Mind, Sungkok Museum, Seoul, KR
- 35 years of Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, NL
- Collect, represented by Galerie Ra, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
- Frame, represented by Galerie Ra, Schmuck 2011 fair, Munich, DE
- WITTENBRINK ZEIGT SCHMUCK Tobias Alm, Kiko Gianocca, Noon Passama, David Phillips, Gallery Wittenbrink Fuenf Hoefe, Munich, DE
- Object Rotterdam, represented by Galerie Ra, Rotterdam, NL
- Brooch, Sterling Galeria, Budapest, HU
2010
- Modebelofte 2010 & Items Eindexamen Selectie, De Krabbedan, Eindhoven, NL
- Wie is er bang voor… sieraden? (Who’s afraid of jewellery?), Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch, NL
- Opening exhibition of Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, NL
- Extra Button, Schmuck 2, Glashagen, DE
- Annual Marzee Selection of Graduate Work Jewellery 2010, Nijmegen, NL
- Presentation Noon Passama for Ek Thongprasert Jewellery 2010 collection, Maria Luisa, Paris, FR
- Graduation Exhibition 2010, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam,NL
- My Suitcase is My Oyster, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, DE
- Needful Things, Boris Art Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
2009
- Come Closer: Rietveld Jewellery Designers, selected as a participant in the Dutch Design Double event, Redlight District, Amsterdam, NL
- Presentation Noon Passama for Ek Thongprasert Jewellery 2009 collection, FFI Showroom, Gallery Boudoin Lebon, Paris, FR
2008
- Siamo Qui (We Are Here), Florence, IT
- Sieraad Fair 2008, with Jewellery Department of Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2007
- Sieraad Fair 2007, with Jewellery Department of Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

COLLABORATION & COMMISSIONED WORKS
2013
A Design in “Global Identity” series, commissioned by CHP...? (a Gijs Bakker’s project)
2011
Jewellery design collaboration with Capara, Antwerp, BE
2009
Trophy for Ted Noten, the winner of Françoise van den Bosch Prize 2008. Commissioned by Stichting Françoise van den Bosch.
2008 – 2010
Jewellery design collaborations with Ek Thongprasert, Antwerp, BE

PUBLICATIONS | PRESS (SELECTED)
2013
- Selected work in Contemporary Jewelry in Perspective, Lark (p.20)
- Selected work in Glamcult, September 2013, issue 7
- Published a book “Adorn & Portray”
- A bracelet on the cover of Current Obsession magazine, Issue 1
2012
- Interviewed by Design.nl magazine of Premsela, (p.84-91)
- Interviewed by Surface Magazine, February 2012, issue 92 (p.62-67)
- Selected work in Zoo Magazine, winter issue 2011/2012 (p.38)
- Selected work in A Girl's Best Friend book, Gestalten publisher
2011
- Interviewed by Wallpaper Magazine (Thai Edition), May 2011
- Interviewed by Bangkok Post’s The Magazine, 27th January 2011, issue 180 (p.60)
- Selected work in On Jewellery, Arnoldsche Art Publisher (p.67)
- Selected work in Modern Jewelry Collection, online magazine of Art Aurea
2010
- A necklace worn by Rihanna in the music video ‘Te Amo’
- Selected work in Textiel Plus, issue 214 (p.38)
- Vogue Talents, Vogue.it, 10th December 2010
- Selected work in Items Magazine, October 2010, Vol.5 (p.53)
- Interviewed by Daybeds Magazine, September 2010, Vol.97 (p.204)
- Ausstellung im August, TV Rostock, 5th August 2010
- Interviewed by Olympisch Gebied Amsterdam (www.olympischgebied.nl) for the documentary GRA eindexamententoonstelling 2010
- Selected work in Please! Magazine, issue 7
- Selected work in Dazed and Confused (Japan), April 2010
- Selected work in L’Official Homme (China), March 2010
- Selected work in Vogue Gioiello, March 2010 (p.48)
- Selected work in Blend Magazine (paper edition), March 2010, Vol.48 (p.39)
- Selected work in Soon Magazine, January 2010
2009
- Interviewed by Dazed Digital (online magazine of Dazed and Confused magazine), 4th December 2009

GUEST TEACHER | GUEST SPEAKER
2013
- Guest speaker & teacher (4-day workshop)
Hotweek Workshop at Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo, Oslo, Norway
2012
- Guest teacher (a project in one semester)
Car Project at Jewellery Department
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Guest speaker (one-day symposium)
Jewellery Unleashed symposium organised by
Premsela at Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, The Netherlands
- Guest speaker (one class session)
Central Saint Martin, London, United Kingdom