CHEA Sereyroth (b. 1990, Battambang province) studied painting at Phare Ponleu Selpak in 2005. In 2008, he attended a workshop with international artist Sera Ing and artist Vann Nath under the theme “The Memory of Khmer Rouge Regime in Cambodia”, led by Soko Phay-Vakalis at the Bophana Center in Phnom Penh.

After graduating from Battambang Institute of Technology (BIT) in 2012, he began working as a graphic designer and artist in Sonleuk Thmey Studio at Phare Ponleu Selpak. In 2013, he became a Graphic design teacher at Phare Ponleu Selpak. His painting deals with memory, history, humanities, social issues in countryside communities, and his countrymen continually neglect the environment. His interest in using media such as sawdust, acrylic paint mixed with mud to highlight the texture and the unreached portions of the mat by his own handwoven recently.

Sereyroth has participated in many art exhibitions. In 2014, he participated in SPOT ART, Southeast Asia’s only international art festival for artists under 30 years old in Singapore. In the same year, he had a solo exhibition of “Disaster” at Romeet Gallery in Phnom Penh and another solo exhibition of “Ricefield Mirage” at Sangker Gallery in Battambang, and Sa Sa Art Project in Phnom Penh.

Solo Exhibition

  • 2019 Ricefield Mirages, Sa Sa Art Projects, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • 2019 Ricefield Mirages, Sangker, Battambong, Cambodia
  • 2014 Disaster, Romeet Gallery, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Group Exhibitions

  • 2020 Sa Sa Art Projects Auction, Factory Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • 2013 Singapore ARTrium, Southeast Asia’s only international, juried arts festival of artists under 30 year old’s (SPOT ART),  Singapore.
  • 2013 Cambodia, the Memory Workshop, Columbia’s Maison Françoise and Italian Academy.
  • 2011 Romances, a part of [RE]GENERATIONS about comic books, a workshop by Séra Ing, French Cultural Center (CCF).
  • 2010 Exhibition Comic book “Commencement Book”.
  • 2010 Cambodia the Memory Workshop, Bophana Center in Cambodia and in France.
  • 2014 Made in Battambang, French Institute, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • 2010 Waterlily, Institute Françoise, Siem Reap and Battambang, Cambodia.
  • 2009 French Colonial Building, Van Restaurant, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • 2008 Gender, Lotus hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand and Institute Françoise, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Organized by Peta Mekong Project).

Teaching + Workshops

  • 2012-18 Teacher of graphic design, creative design, illustrator, illustration and volume (Visual and Applied Arts School), Phare Ponlue Selpak, Battambang, Cambodia.
  • 2012 Memory workshop with Séra Ing in Bophana Center, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • 2011 Comic book workshop with Séra Ing, French Cultural Center (CCF), Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • 2009  Comic book workshop with Séra Ing, French Cultural Center (CCF), Phnom Penh, Cambodia.           
  • 2008-2009 The Memory Workshop with Vann Nath & Séra Ing, Bophana Center, Phnom Penh, Cambodia


  • 2010 Graduated from Phare Ponleu Selpak’s School of Visual and Applied Arts, Battambang, Cambodia