Nguyen Thanh Chuong


                       THANH CHUONG


1949: Born in Bac Ninh Province (19/1/1949)

1960: Entered the Hanoi Fine Art College

1974: Worked as the painter, illustrator for Thong Nhat journal

1975: Up to now, Work as main painter for Van Nghe weekly, the only weekly journal of Art and Literature of Viet Nam

Ever since he started drawing at age 6, Thanh Chuong’s passion and special talent have been recognized with countless awards.


1956:  The fist work Alluber cock- good prize in painting competition of international children, England.

1973: The third prize of Ha Noi painting exhibition.

1974: Exhibition of illustration for Publications in Ha Noi

1985: National painting exhibition in Ha Noi

1987: Ha Noi artist Group painting Exhibition

1988: Ha Noi artist painting Exhibition – HanoiFineArt museum

1994: Painting exhibition China Asian art, painting Exhibition in Hong Kong, the second prize for Graphics by the Plastic Artists Association of Viet Nam Solo painting Exhibition- Red River Gallery, Ha Noi.

1995: Exhibition of Viet Nam contemporary Art, RoyalCollege of art, London, England.

           Exhibition “Viet Nam open” – Copenhagen, Denmark.

           Exhibition of paintings, Yokohama, Japan

1996:  Painting exhibition, Seoul, Korea

            Exhibition of Hanoi Painting- Centre of introduction and Change for Arts in Hanoi

            Ten Hanoi’s Artists Exhibition – Nam Son gallery. Hanoi.

1997: Exhibition “A moment from Ha Noi”, Duc Minh Gallery. Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam

          Exhibition “The changing face of Hanoi” – Hong Kong

          “Viet Nam selection” – Nam Son Gallery, Hanoi

          “Contemporary Art in Hanoi” – Hanoi & Osaka, Japan

          “Aspiration” – Daewoo hotel, Hanoi & Nam son Gallery, Ha noi

          “Thanh Chuong’s paintings”, Viet Nam gallery, Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam

          “Vietnamese Sensibility”, Hien Minh Gallrey, Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam
          “Gold paintbrush” – Faber Foundation, Castell,
Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam

          “Nostalgia – Sofitel Metropole Hotel & Red River Gallery, Ha Noi

          “A new morning”, the Hanoi Fine Arts College.

1998: Exhibition “With Heart & Soul & Mind” – World Art Centre, SoHo, NewYork

          “Vision from Hanoi” – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

     “Vietnamese sensibility” – Germany

     “Vision from Vietnam” – Prudential’s collection

      Five contemporary Vietnamese Painters -VinhLoiArtGallery, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

1999: “Celebration of life” – Lon Don, England

             Exhibition of intonations – Korea

           “The color of Vietnam” – New World hotel, Vinh Loi Gallery, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

           “The 4th Vietnamese contemporary Art Exhibition – Art U Gallery, OsakaJapan

            The Exhibition Vietnamese Painting – SeoulKorea

              Two contemporary Vietnamese painters Exhibition – Katkamasu&Tokyo, Japan

            “The lacquer world of Thanh Chuong” – Nam Son Gallery Hanoi

            “Thanh Chuong’s lacquer painting” – Art U, Osaka, Japan

2000: Exhibition in Switzerland

2001: Painting “Lover” was chosen by United Nations to make stamp and symbol for the year of Volunteers.

2002: Group Exhibition – Jakarta, Malaysia

          Group Exhibition – Belgium

2006: Solo Exhibition – consulate of Vietnam, Sanfransico, USA

          Group Exhibition – Victoriano Palazo, Rome, Italia

          Completed his biggest art work – an installation, live museum named “Thanh Chuong Viet Nam’s art soul”

2007: “good morning Vietnam, Good morning Korea “Art Exhibition – Samsung cultural Exchange Centre, SeoulKorea

2008: Exhibition in HanoiFineArt museum

 2009, 2010: Participate in various exhibition in Vietnam and oversea 

 2012 - 2014 : Solo exhibitions in "Thanh Chuong VIet Palace"


1973: 3rd class prize HaNoi Fine Arts Exhibition

1974: prize of international Graphics in Crecholovakia

1980: Award 1st class prize for illustrations by Van Nge the literature and art magazine






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