Biography  
     
 
1906 Born in Bangkok on August 20
1922 Finishes Mathayom 7 (11th Grade),
Assumption Convent
1923 Marries Intsoi Yip
1948 Returns from Europe where she has
taken her daughter to seek polio treat
ment Starts painting classes with
Monet Satomi
1949 “Santikam” wins Gold Medal (Painting)
at the 1st National Exhibition of Art
1950 “Honolulu” wins Gold Medal (Painting)
at the 2nd National Exhibition of Art
1951 “Sriracha” wins Gold Medal (Painting)
at the 3rd National Exhibition of Art;
Misiem cited for the artist of distinction
 
1951 “Misiem Yipintsoi’s Art Exhibition” is
staged, her first solo exhibition of
paintings Misiem becomes interested
in sculptures and studies with Prof.
Silpa Bhirasri
1950-1984 Serves on the Panel of Judges of the
National Exhibition of Art
   
1952 -1979 Enters works hors concours at the
National Exhibition of Art
1955 Shows paintings at the Salon
d’Autonme, Paris, France
1957 Stages first solo exhibition of sculp
tures at US Information Service (USIS)
Gallery, Bangkok
1958-1978 Contributes articles about art and
culture to the Bangkok Post Weekly
and several daily newspapers and
magazines
1963 “Misiem Yipintsoi’s Sculptures and
Paintings” is staged at the Siam
Society, Bangkok, her second solo
exhibition
1976 “Misiem Yipintsoi: A Retrospective” is
staged at The Bhirasri Institute of
Modern Art
1978 “Tribute to Misiem Yipintsoi” sculpture
exhibition at The oriental, sponsored
by Cathay Pacific
1977-1978 Misiem Yipintsoi-Bangkok Post Art
Fund is founded to provide financial
aid to artists studying abroad
1979-1980 Serves two terms as President of Thai
Chapter of the International Art Society
1980 Launches “Misiem’s Sculpture Garden”
(completed in 1989)
1980-1982 Serves two years as an appointed
member of Silpakorn University
Council
1981 “Misiem’s World of Art” is staged as
part of the 75th anniversary celebra-
tions of the Alliance Francaise in
Thailand
1982 Stages a mid-sized exhibition of
paintings and sculptures at the Hong
Kong and Shanghai Bank to mark the
opening of its Bangkok head office
1983 Appointed to the panel of judges at
The 2nd Kanagawa World Children’s Art Exhibition
        
 
1984 Exhibition of paintings and sculptures
at the Garden Gallery, Alliance Fran-
caise Bangkok commemorates the
Chevalier du Arts et des Lettres
decoration from the French Ministry of
Culture
1985 Awarded Honorary Doctorate in
Painting from Silpakorn University
1986 Exhibition of new works at The Oriental
Bangkok celebrates Misiem's 8Oth
birthday
1988 “A Tribute to Khun Misiem” exhibition
of paintings and sculptures at Galerie
20, Alliance Francaise-Thai
2006 “One hundred years Misiem Yipintsoi”
at MISIEM’S (About Studio/About
Cafe)