Tran Van Thao is one of Vietnam’s contemporary foremost abstract artist. 


He was born in 1961 in Saigon, graduated from the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art University. He lives and works in Ho Chi Minh City.


In 2002 he was the recipient of the Asian Cultural Council’s Starr Foundation Fellowship and spend four months as an artist-in-residence in New York.


Tran finds beauty in the unruliness of life and expresses this through abstract art.

Tran Van Thao