Dinh Cuong


Dinh Cuong, artist, poet and free-lance writer, professor of Fine Art at Dong Khanh College Hue in (...); he was born in Thu Dau Mot Vietnam in 1939, graduated from Hue Fine Art Shool (1963), National Shool of Fine Art Saigon (1964). Like other prominent artists, he joined the Young Vietnamese Artists Association, an active and well-known artist group, in the early 60's, and was the Association's general secretary in the period from 1969 to 1971. Dinh Cuong participated in many international events: Singapore (1974), Sao Paulo (1967), Tokyo (1966), Tunis (1964), Paris (1963), and International Exhibition in Saigon Vietnam (1962). His work is presented in many private collections in Canada, France, Germany, USA, and VietNam. In the field of literature, he composed poems, wrote essays on art, and contributed to numerous established journals and magazines. His poems and essays on art have appeared in many literary and art magazines, including Van Hoc Nghe Thuat, Hop Luu, Van, Van Hoc, The Ky 21...

Selected solo exhibitions:

1995 -- Datdo Gallery, McLean, Virginia.
1994 -- Metro Gallery, George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia.
1991 -- Le Jardin du Boise, Montreal.
1991 -- Geogetown Art Gallery, Washington DC.

Selected group exhibitions:

1966 -- Bat Train Gallery, Towson, Maryland
1995 -- "An Ocean Apart", Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia.
1995 -- "Vietnamese Artists: 20 years in Exile", Ryals Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida.
1992 -- Tet Art Show, Century Art Gallery, California, organized by Smithsonia Institution Traveling Exhibitions

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