Born in Sagaing, Pyay Way is the founder and curator of Nawaday Thalar Art Gallery in Yangon. Since its founding in 2012, the Gallery has become a vibrant community of painters, sculptors, and poets from all around Myanmar and beyond.
Before founding Nawaday Thalar Gallery, Pyay Way was an ordained Buddhist monk for 20 years. During that time, he studied Buddhist philosophy and later linguistics at the University of Hyderabad, India. Since leaving monkhood, Pyay Way has continued to be captivated by philosophy, poetry and art of all kinds.
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