Vu Dinh Tuan

BIOGRAPHY

1973 Born in Thai Binh, Vietnam

1993 BA Painting, National University of Art Education

2000  BFA, Vietnam University of Fine Arts

Graphic Intern, Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine, US

2007 MFA, Vietnam University of Fine Arts

Lecturer at Vietnam University of Fine Arts

Member of Hanoi Fine Arts Association

Member of Vietnam Fine Arts Association

Lives and works in Hanoi


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 January’s Gossips, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

2019 Seasons Linger, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

2018  Silent! Flowers Are Blooming, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

2016 Trees of Light, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

2012 Khong Thi Sac, Viet Art Centre, Hanoi

2009 Life Is Beautiful, Viet Art Centre & Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

2007 Silk Painting, Mandarin Oriental, Washington, US


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 Private Collection | Vietnamese Artists Group Show, Raquelle Azran’s Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, New York, US

Stories Told In Art Ceramics, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

Tet Ceramics Workshop and Exhibition, Ceramics Art Space, Bat Trang, Hanoi

2020 Day n’ Night, Art Space, Hanoi

Cham (Touch), Exhibition Hall 29 Hang Bai, Hanoi

Exhibition of works of leading contemporary artists on the art market, Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, Hanoi

New Day Returns, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

"Overcoming Covid-19 Pandemic" Online Auction Program – organized by the Capital's Security Newspaper and Indochineart

Tet Ceramic, Bat Trang Ceramic Art Space, Bat Trang, Hanoi

Spring 2020 Collection, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

2020, 2015, 2010, 2005, 2000 Vietnam Fine Arts Exhibition, Hanoi

2019 A Glimpse of Indochine, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

Hanoi Art Connecting 4th ­– International Art Exhibition & Workshop, Hanoi University of Industrial Fine Arts, Hanoi

Vietnam – South Korea Fine Arts Exhibition, Exhibition Hall 16 Ngo Quyen, Hanoi

Story of Identity and Integration, Vietnam University of Fine Arts, Hanoi

12 Zodiac Animals, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

Summer Breeze, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

Spring Paintings & Sculptures, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

Opening of Palm Artspace, Ecopark, Hanoi

Spring Streets, Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, Hanoi

Battersea Art Show, Vietnamese Artists Group Show, Raquelle Azran’s Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, New York, US

2018 Hamburg Art Fair, Vietnamese Artists Group Show, Raquelle Azran’s Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, New York, US

Tet 2018: Year of the Dog, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

2017 Hanoi Studio Gallery’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition: “Listen, Watch & Tell”, Exhibition Hall 29 Hang Bai, Hanoi

Tet 2017: Year of the Rooster, Hanoi Studio Gallery, Hanoi

Mascara, Trang Tien Plaza, Hanoi

2016 Opening – 30-year retrospective of Vietnam Fine Arts, Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, Hanoi

Vietnamese Silk painting exhibition, Oriental Museum, Russian Federation

Tender Day, Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, Hanoi

Vietnam - South Korea Fine Arts exchange exhibition, Ho Chi Minh City

Illustration exhibition – Vietnam Fine Arts Association, Hanoi

2015 Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Art – Art Palm Beach, Florida, US

Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Arts – Affordable Art Fair Battersea, London, UK

Vietnam - Thailand - Malaysia Fines Arts Exchange Exhibition, Hanoi

Silk painting exhibition, Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, Hanoi

Vietnamese Woodcut – From Tradition to Contemporary, Tokyo, Japan

2015, 2006-2013 Vietnam Fine Arts Association Exhibition, Hanoi

2015, 2006-2009, 2002-2004 Hanoi Fine Arts Association Exhibition, Hanoi

2014 Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Arts, London, UK

Vietnam - South Korea Fine Arts Exchange Exhibition, Hanoi

Fairy Tales, in collaboration with Heritage magazine, Heritage Treasure, Hanoi

Fine Arts Exhibition on Sovereignty of the Seas and Islands of Vietnam, Exhibition Hall 29 Hang Bai, Hanoi

2013 Dialogue with Đình – Contemporary Art Exhibition, Hanoi

2012 Vietnam - ASEAN International Graphic Arts Contest & Exhibition, Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, Hanoi

2011 Hanoi 1000, The Arts Club, Washington, DC, US

Oil painting exhibition, Viet Art Centre, Hanoi

Silk painting exhibition, Viet Art Centre, Hanoi

Hello MR. TUAN, Viet Art Centre, Hanoi

International exhibition, Busan, South Korea

Printmaking exhibition, New Zealand

2010 Vietnamese Contemporary Fine Arts, US

Thang Long 1000th Anniversary Fine Arts Exhibition, Hanoi

2009 OASIS Painting Exhibition, Osaka, Japan

Printmaking Exhibition – Vietnam Fine Arts Association, Hanoi

2008 NEO.2.0.1.1, Viet Art Centre, Hanoi

2007 Viet Prints, Umea Museum of Fine Arts, Sweden

National Silk Painting exhibition, Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, Hanoi

2005 Vietnamese Prints, Bucharest, Romania

National Fine Arts Exhibition, Vietnam Culture & Arts Exhibition Centre, Hanoi

2004 ASEAN Culture Week: “ASEAN Arts – Tradition and Modern”, Hanoi Opera House, Hanoi

International painting exhibition, Bangladesh

2001 Young Artist Exhibition – Vietnam Fine Arts Association, Center for Contemporary Art, Hanoi

1999 Nokia Arts Awards: “Visions of Your Future”, Vietnam


ARTISTIC ACTIVITIES

2020 Vice Chairman of the Art Council of the Graphic Industry, Vietnam Fine Arts Association, term 2020-2025

2020, 2015 National Art Council Member (ACM) of Vietnam Fine Arts Exhibition

2020, 2017, 2014 ACM of Young Fine Arts Festival

2019, 2017, 2015 ACM of Vietnam Children's Fine Arts Award

2018 Council Member of Fine Arts Inspection - Centre of Art-Photography Inspection and Exhibition - Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition - Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

Curator of Silk Painting & Small Sculpture Exhibition, VCCA, Hanoi

ACM to select and introduce Vietnamese children's paintings to ENIKKI's Asian Children's Illustrated Diary Contest – Japan 2017 - 2018

2016 ACM of 2nd Vietnam - ASEAN International Graphic Arts Contest & Exhibition

ACM to select and introduce Vietnamese children's paintings to ENIKKI's Asian Children's Illustrated Diary Contest – Japan 2015 – 2016

Head of Graphic Arts – Hanoi Fine Arts Association, term 2016 - 2020

Member of Executive Committee of Graphic Arts – Vietnam Fine Arts Association, term 2016 – 2020

2015 ACM of Vietnam Fine Arts Association’s Graphic Arts, term 2015 - 2020

2013-2015 ACM of Capital Fine Arts Exhibition

2012 ACM of 1st Vietnam - ASEAN International Graphic Arts Contest & Exhibition

2011 Head of Graphic Arts – Hanoi Fine Arts Association, term 2011 - 2015

2007 Lecturer of Woodcut printing at UMEA Academy of Fine Arts, Sweden


AWARDS

2015 Silver Medal, National Fine Arts Exhibition

2014 Excellence Prize for Illustration artist, Military Arts Magazine

2011 Winner Prize, International exhibition in South Korea

2010  Bronze Medal, National Fine Arts Exhibition

2009 Winner Prize, Hanoi Literature and Art Association for Excellent work in the category of Silk Painting

2007  Winner Prize, Hanoi Literature and Art Association for Excellent work in the category of Woodcut print

2005 Second Prize - Silver Medal, National Fine Arts Exhibition

1999 Winner Prize, Nokia Arts Awards in Vietnam

1999-2020  22 Fine Arts Awards

2002, 2003, 2006-2009, 2011 Hanoi Fine Arts Association Awards

2006, 2008, 2010, 2011-2014 Vietnam Fine Arts Association Awards


COLLECTIONS

Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum

Vietnam Military History Museum

Collection of Vietnam Fine Arts Association