Fua Haripitak was a Thail artist who won two gold medals at the first and second National Exhibition of Art in 1949 and 1950 for "Petchaburi", a tempera on paper and "Portrait of Madame Rienpracha", an oil on canvas. He was also a notable art restorer who worked on the restoration of the Tripitaka Library at Wat Rakang Kositaram temple (also known as Wat Bang Wah Yai), built during the reign of King Rama I. Haripitak passed away in 1993 due to inflamed blood vessels of the brain.
Fua Haripitak was the son of a court painter who had served under Phya Anusat Chitrakorn. He studied art for four years at Bangkok's Poh Chang School of Arts and Crafts then he quit as he found the teaching method too academic. During 1940-1946, he received a scholarship from Thanomsakdi Kridakorn to study at Visva Bharati University in India. During 1954-1956, he was granted a scholarship by the Italian government to study at the L'acccademia Di Belle Arti (The Academy of Fine Art) in Rome.
Fua Haripitak remained single all his life.