Tran Thanh Canh

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Born in the Gialai-Kontum mountainous region that borders Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia; Canh showed his talent at a young age. Graduated as a top student from the High School of Fine Arts and subsequently, from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Fine Arts with Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2009, Thanh Canh followed his passion to work in fashion design for some years in Sy Hoang, the most prestigious fashion companies. He was the principal designer for Vietnamese dress “ao dai”. He won various prizes including the first prize at “Fashion Design” competition organized by Violet Ink Magazine (Muc Tim). 

Since 2011, Thanh Canh has been lecturing at his alma meter. He teaches “Creative Skill” and devotes most of his time to painting.

In addition to solo exhibition in Vietnam and Singapore, Canh has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam, Melbourne City of Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong

 
Awards
2010                
Young Artist Award granted by The Fine Arts Association of Ho Chi Minh City
 
2006 to 2008
January Star Award winner three years in a row in Vietnam
 
2007
Young Excellent Artists Award winner granted by Melbourne City of Australia                      Double Prize A (1st prize) winner in Landscape Painting and Drawing Competition at Van Lang Festival, Vietnam
2nd Prize winner at “Che Guevara” Painting Competition organized by Embassy of Cuba
 
2006
Excellent Youth Prize winner awarded by Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism through People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City
 
2005
Young Artist Prize winner awarded by The Fine Art Association of Ho Chi Minh City

 

All Work by Tran Thanh Canh


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