Somboun worked as a visual artist before embarking on an Advance Diploma in Jewellery and Object Design. He recently graduated from Design Center Enmore in 2014.
In 2012, He was awarded the Hiko Mizuno scholarship to study Jewellery Design in japan through the Sydney Institute International Exchange Program.
“Curiosity for organic forms and the human condition inspires me to make. Which in turns, enriches my life with meaning, joy and hope. Through making, I learn to meditate and create a space for contemplation for the many complex relationships between my inner and outer world.”