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About me

Artist Statement

“My childhood is streaked with memories of the countryside. Perhaps I am so lucky with my fifteen years of hearing, contemplating, meditating and doing creative work.

My recent paintings seem to be a small path leading me back to my childhood and probably to other people’s as well.
Feelings and emotions come to me in a flash, I gather them up, spread them out and stir them as swiftly as their sudden, unexpected arrival. I like to remain in control of the spontaneous streaks that pill, the tight pumicing strokes, the motion in every fibre of the egg shells and also to preserve intact the naivety, plainness and freshness of the personages in my pictures.
For me, the medium is vital to an artist, just like the haft if his life. So I must have a perfect knowledge of it and to try to be in possession of its secret so as to better realize my artistic work.

Art sets very high standards but how to meet its requirements depends on the choice of an individual artist. For my part, feelings and emotions simply emerge from life. In a man’s existence, childhood is the years. In which we receive the largest part of feelings and emotions, thus let us preserve them. And I beg to offer what I have created to art lovers.”
Artist Tran Dinh Khuong

Biography

1972 Born in Hanoi, Viet Nam
1995 Graduated from Hanoi Institute of Industrial Art, specializing in the use of lacquer.
Member of the Vietnam Fine Art Association
Member of the young artists club, Vietnam Fine Art Association

Exhibitions

1995 – 2000 Vietnam Fine Arts Exhibition – Singapore
2000 – 2001 Joint exhibitions at China
2001 The club of young Vietnamese artists – Exhibitions at 16 Ngo Quyen – Exhibition House Hanoi.
2002 The club of young Vietnamese artists – Exhibitions at 16 Ngo Quyen – Exhibition House Hanoi.
2003 The club of young Vietnamese artists – Exhibitions at 16 Ngo Quyen – Exhibition House Hanoi.
Joint exhibition at Dragon Gallery in Hanoi
Solo exhibition of Lacquer “My Mother Land” in Hanoi
2004 The club of young Vietnamese artists – Exhibitions at 16 Ngo Quyen – Exhibition House Hanoi.
Joint exhibition at Thang Long Gallery in Hanoi
Exhibitions at “Maison du droit Vietnam”
2006 Solo Exhibition “The memories of childhood” in Ho Chi Minh City- Vietnam

Collections

Private collections in side and outside Viet Nam
Private collections of “Maison du droit Vietnam – Francaise”

Publications

– Tran Dinh Khuong – the memories of childhood (Phuong Dong publishing house – 2006)