Sothea Thang

Sothea Thang was born in Kompong Cham Province, Cambodia, in 1983. He works and lives in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He is a self-taught artist who began to paint in 2009.

He graduated from Norton University with a Bachelor Degree of Architecture and Urban Planning and was previously working in an architectural agency in Phnom Penh (2007-2010). In 2011, he opened his own studio-gallery (Top Art Gallery) in Phnom Penh and also continues to work as a freelance architect.


  • August 2010: “Happy together” – Exhibition at Meta House (Goethe Institut /Phnom Penh)
  • January 2011: “Look at me” – Exhibition at French Cultural Center (Phnom Penh)
  • May 2011: “Don’t be shy!” – Exhibition at Meta House (Phnom Penh LGBT Pride Festival)
  • October 2011: “Khmerographies” – Exhibition at Top Art Gallery (Phnom Penh)

Fine Art for Men interviews Sothea Thang