Tran Van Thaoartist's profile
TRAN VAN THAO
1961: Born in Saigon, Viet Nam
1986: Graduated from the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University
Member of the Fine Arts Association of Viet Nam and HCM City
1986: Young Artists’ Exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City
1988: Group show “Two Young Artists” Ho Chi Minh City
1989: National Young Artists Exhibition
1990: National Fine Arts, Ha Noi
1990: The First Annual “Recent Works” Exhibition of 10 Artists.
1991: “Reminiscent from the land of Viet Nam” Paris
1992: “Abstract” National Exhibition Ho Chi Minh City
1992: Painting Exhibition by 3 Artists. Ho Chi Minh City
1993: “New Space” by Vietnamese and Singaporean Artists. HCM City
1993: Exhibition by Vietnamese and French Artists. NK Gallery
1993: “Vietnamese Contemporary Art” Exhibition. Tropical Museum. Holland.
1993: One man Exhibition. HCM City
1994: Asian Friendship Exhibition Tokyo
1995: Asian Friendship Exhibition Tokyo
2000 “Origins Revisited,” organized by Galerie Quynh at the City Exhibition House, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
1996 “11th Asian International Art Exhibition”, at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines.
“Vietnamese Art after Doi Moi”, at the Fujita Vente Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
“April Colours,” international art workshop in Hue, Viet Nam.
1997 “Man and Woman” H&S Event, Brussels, Belgium. Traveled to Paris, Tokyo, San Francisco, Singapore. Exhibitions of paintings not for sale.
“From the Red River to the Mekong: The New Trend in Vietnamese Art” Wallonie Brussels Center, Paris, France,
“A Winding River: The Journey of Contemporary Art in Viet Nam”, at the Meridian International Center, Washington, D.C., USA. Traveled to various venues in the States.
“Vietnamese Art after Doi Moi” at New World Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City.
1998 “On the Horizon”, at the Pacific Bridge Contemporary Southeast Asian Art, Oakland, California, USA
“Afternoon Tea and Chillies” with British artist Allan Walker, at Gallery Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City.
“L’anima Soffocata”, at the Museo Biblioteca Archivio, Bassano del Grappa, Italy
“Paris, Ha Noi, Saigon: The Adventures of Modern Art in Viet Nam”, at the Pavillon Des Arts, Paris, France.
“The Finest Collections from Sister Cities”, at the Pusan Art Metropolitan Museum, Korea.
Vietnamese & Thai artists’ workshop in Dalat held by the Ho Chi Minh City Art Museum, HCMC.
1999 The 8th annual “Recent Works” exhibition by a group of nine artists, at the City Exhibition House, Ho Chi Minh City.
“ASEAN Art Awards”, at the National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
“Viet Nam Art Awards”, at theViet Nam National Art Museum, Ha Noi.
2000 “Art Exhibition for World Peace” at the Seoul Auction House, Korea.
KOA Gallery, Kapiolani Community College, Honolulu, Hawaii.
1997 The 2nd prize, Philip Morris Group Companies, ASEAN Art Awards.
1999 The 1st prize, Philip Morris Group companies, Viet Nam Art Awards.
The Viet Nam National Art Museum, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
The Singapore National Art Museum, Singapore