1949: Born in Bac Ninh province (19/01/1949)
Nguyen Thanh Chuong (THANH CHUONG)
1956: Began painting from the age of 7
1960: Entered the Hanoi Fine Arts College
1966: Served in the army
1974: Worked as painter, illustrator for Thong Nhat Journal
1975: up to now, work as main painter for Van Nghe Weekly.
EXHIBITIONS, AWARDS :
1956: The first work Alluber Cock - gold prize in Painting Competition of International Children, England
1973: The third prize of Hanoi Painting Exhibition
1974: Exhibition of Illustration for Publications in Hanoi
1985: National Painting Exhibition in Hanoi
1987: Hanoi Artists Group Painting Exhibition
1988: Hanoi Artist Painting Exhibition - Hanoi Art Museum
1994: Painting Exhibition in China Asian Art Painting Exhibition in Hong Kong, the second prize for Graphics by the
Plastic Artists Association of Vietnam. Solo Painting exhibition - Red River Gallery, Hanoi
1995: Exhibition of Vietnam Contemporary Art,Royal College of Art, London, England. Exhibiton "Vietnam Open" -
Copenhagen, Denmark. Exhibition of Paintings, Yokohama, Japan
1996: Painting Exhibition, Seoul, Korea. Exhibition of Hanoi Painting - Center of Introduction and Change for Arts in
Hanoi. Ten Hanoi's Artists Exhibition - Namson Gallery, Hanoi
1997: Exhibition "A Moment from Hanoi" - Duc Minh Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Exhibition "The Changing
Face of Hanoi " - Hong Kong. "Vietnam Selecton" - Namson Gallery, Hanoi. "Contemporary Art in Hanoi" -
Hanoi & Osaka, Japan. "Aspiration" - Daweoo Hotel, Hanoi & Namson Gallery, Hanoi. "Thanh
Chuong's Paintings "
Vietnam Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. "Vietnamese Sensibility" - Hien Minh Gallery, Ho Chi
Minh City, Vietnam. "Gold Paintbrush" - Faber Foundation, Castell, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. "Nostalgia" -
Sofitel Metropole Hotel & Red River Gallery, Hanoi. "A New Morning" - The Hanoi Fine Arts College
1998: Exhibition "With Heart & Soul & Mind" - World Art Centre, SoHo, New York. "Vision from Hanoi" - Ho Chi Minh
City, Vietnam. "Vietnamese Sensibility" - Germany. "Vision from Vietnam" - Prudential's Collection Five
Contemporary Vietnamese Painters - Vinh Loi Art Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1999: Celebration of Life" - London, England. Exhibition of Internations - Korea. "The Color of Vietnam" - New World
Hotel, Vinh Loi Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. "The 4th Vietnamese Contemporary Art Exhibition " - Art U
Japan. The Exhibition of Vietnamese Painting " - Seoul, Korea. Two Contemporary VietnamesePainters
Exhibition - Tatkamasu & Tokyo, Japan;The Lacquer World of Thanh Chuong" - Nam Son Gallery, Hanoi.
Thanh Chuong's Lacquer Painting " - Art U Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2000: Exhibition in Switzerland
2001: Painting "Love" was chosen by the United Nations to make stamp and symbol for the Year of Volunteers
2002: Group Exhibition - Jakata, Malaysia. Group Exhibition - Belgium
2006: Solo Exhibition - Consulate of Vietnam, Sanfrancisco, USA. Group Exhibition - Victoriano Palazo, Rome, Italy.
Completed his biggest art work - An Installtion, Live Museum. Named "Thanh Chuong's Vietnamese art soul"
2007: Good morning Vietnam, Good morning Korea" - Art Exhibition - Samsung, Cultural Exchange Centre, Seoul,
Vietnamese Media, Times, New York Times, NHK Televition, CNN, etc.