Biography of the artist
|1950||Born in Vinh Phu, northern Vietnam, about 100km north of Ha Noi in the mountains. Childhood during the war in rural surroundings between rice fields.|
|1961-1968||Visit to the Indochina School of Art in Ha Noi, Vietnam. In the Vietnam War, regular internships with the military, fishermen and peasant families in small villages in North Vietnam.|
|1965-1968||Youth exhibitions in Ha Noi, Poland, the Soviet Union, China and the GDR.|
|1968-1989||Responsible for the artistic work of the pioneer newspaper and the solidarity newspaper in Vietnam. Exhibitions in Vietnam, 12 countries of Eastern Europe, Cuba, Finland and East Berlin (Intergraph 1976 and 1980).|
|1973-1978||Studies and state diploma at the College of Design in Ha Noi. State diploma in the fields of silk painting, woodcutting and oil painting.|
|1972-1984||Student of the famous master of the silk painting Nguyen Phan Chanh (1892-1984)|
|1989||Group leader for Vietnamese contract workers in Zittau / GDR with the aim of further developing artistic work in Europe.|
|1992||Relocation to Fürth.|
|2003||Opening of the gallery in Nuremberg.|
|1989-1995||In the museum of local history Neugersdorf, city museum Löbau, Zittau (Technical University, metropolitan theater, Kunstlade), Herrnhut.|
|1995||Participated in the exhibition "Fürther artists for peace".|
|1998||Exhibitions for the town festival in Fürth and Saalfelden / Austria.|
|1999||"Longing for Spring" in the Käthe-Löwental residence in Burgfarrnbach and in the municipal library Fürth.|
|2000||"Greetings from a distant land" in the Kulturdach Gostenhof, "Longing for the sun" in the Galery "Lichthof" in the Langwasser Community Center, Nuremberg.|
|2002||At the Schöneberg City Hall at the New Year's Reception of the Embassy of Vietnam, Berlin.|
|2004||"From Nuremberg to Ha Noi - Remembrance and Departure" Galerie an der Burg, Nuremberg.|
|2006||"The village in the valley - 30 years after the war" Exhibitions in the Kulturdach Gostenhof and the District office Bad Doberan.|
|2007||"In the Mountains of North Vietnam" in Biesdorf / Berlin.|
|2008||"From the castle to the blossoming valley" in Villa Leon, Nuremberg.
"The village in the valley" in the Ethnological Museum in Ha Noi, Vietnam.
|2009||"Impressions - Nuremberg & the villages of Vietnam" in Cafe Zauberberg, Nuremberg.
"Harmony - Impressions of a peaceful country" in the gallery of the Cultural Association 16 Ngo Quyen, Ha Noi, Vietnam.
"Impressions - Nuremberg & the villages of Vietnam" in the city hall of Nuremberg.
A variety of works at the Vietnam State Museum in Ha Noi and in private collections in Paris, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, USA, Canada and Japan.
Since 1972 member of the Association of Fine Arts of Vietnam.
The images reflect, after the terrible war events, the deep desire for peace, romance, idyll and humanity..