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artist , graphic artist , muralist , sculptor

Giang Dai Nguyen, Vietnamese artist, sculptor, graphic artist, muralist. Named Most Talented Artist of the World in international competition Stockholm, 1997; winner 3rd prize 1st International Drawing Contest World of Art, 1997, 3rd prize International Competition, Stockholm, 1997, 3rd prize Washington State Convention Center group show, 1993, Best Contemporary Art Civil Defense-ROM--juried collection, 1996.

Background

Nguyen, Giang Dai was born on May 21, 1944 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Came to the United States, 1992. Son of Bui Dinh and Luan Thi (Le) Nguyen.

Education

Graduate School Art, Hanoi, 1965. Associate of Arts, College Art, Hanoi, 1968. Bachelor, College Art, Moscow, 1974.

Career

Supervisory artist advantage and exhibiting company, Hanoi, 1975-1978. Lecturer College Art, 1978-1980. Political prisoner, 1980-1987.

Political refugee Hong Kong, 1988-1991. Artist Seattle, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Private collections in the United States, Japan, Canada, Hong Kong, France. Collection in Museum of Art, Voronezh, Russia. Murals include United States of America Today, Seattle, 1995, American Jazz, Seattle, 1994, Traditions of Vietnamese Culture, Seattle, 1992, Old Medicine of the Philippines, Battayon, 1991.

      Exhibitions include Chinese Galley: Asian artists group show, Seattle, 1996, University Friends Center, Seattle, 1994, solo show at Pillar Point, Hong Kong, 1991, international group show at museum, Sophia, Bulgaria, 1977, group show Moscow, 1972. Inventor of Upside Down art. Author: Manifesto of Upside-Downism.

Membership

Member Vietnamese Artist Association of Northwest United States of America, Southeast Effective Development, Inc.

Connections

Married Thuy Bich Cao, December 1976 (divorced May 1985). Children: Anh Nhat, Lan Thuy. Married Nguyen Tuoi Thi, October 24, 1998.

father:
Bui Dinh Nguyen

mother:
Luan Thi (Le) Nguyen

spouses:
Thuy Bich Cao

Nguyen Tuoi Thi

children:
Anh Nhat Nguyen

Lan Thuy Nguyen