Nguyen Thanh Truc, 1969, Saigon

Lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

EDUCATION

1993    Graduated from the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2013           Kamikaze/ One-night show, PST, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2010           Static Motion with George Papadimas, Galerie Quynh, HCMC, Vietnam

2006           Surface, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2001           Inside II, Moco Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2000           Inside I, Moco Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017           XEM Publication Project, the Factory Art Center, HCMC, Vietnam

2013           XEM Publication Project, San-Art laboratory, HCMC, Vietnam

2013           Freedom Is the Motorbike, LBCC Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA, USA

2011           vis-à-vis, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

                   Vietnam Voices, Tobin Ohashi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2009           Caution! Development in Progress, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2008           Olio. the year end show, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

                   Tranquilities, Asian Collection Contemporary Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2004           Asia, Now, Gyeonggi Arts Center, Suwon City, Korea

2003           Horizontal Process, Mai’s Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2002           Summer Workshop Exhibition, Toulouse, France

                   12+1, Blue Space Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2001           Jeunes Regards, Vietnam Contemporary Fine Arts Association, Hanoi, Vietnam

                   Open Studio, Binh Quoi Village, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2000           Point of View, Fine Arts Association, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

                   Art Exhibition for World Peace, Gana Gallery, Seoul, Korea

                   Seven Colors of August, Fine Arts Association, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

1996           Philip Morris Awards, Fine Arts Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam

1995           Young Artists, Fine Arts Association, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2013           Co- founder of XEM photo magazine

2011           Co-curator, “Vietnamese & Korean Workshop,” Durian pie factory, Jeju, Korea

2010           Co-curator, “Vietnamese & Korean Exhibition,” Durian pie factory, HCMC, Vietnam

2010           Curator, “Fluctuating variation, Korean artists,” 0 Station, HCMC, Vietnam

RESIDENCIES/ WORKSHOP

2000           Summer Workshop Exhibition, Sant Henri resdency, Toulouse, France

2011           “Vietnamese & Korean workshop”, Jeju, Korea

2013           “Kamikaze one night show” – PST, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

                   Young, Beth, “Chaotic Order,” The Saigon Times Online, May 13, 2010

                   Nhu Huy, “Static Motion and Mental Pleasure,” Static Motion, exhibition catalogue, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2010

                   Uda, Motoko, “Surface,” ARTiT, Tokyo, Japan, winter/ spring 2006

                   Lei-Win, Thin, “Painting the Surface,” The Saigon Times Daily, January 13, 2006

                   Merryweather, Melissa, “Surface,” exhibition catalogue, Galerie Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2006

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Australia, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, USA, Vietnam.