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Photograph of Artist THU NGUYEN
THU NGUYEN
Honokaa, Hawaii - United States



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Artist Statement

Thu Nguyen P.O. Box 918 Honokaa, HI 96727 808-775-0360 Email thu@thunguyenpaintings.com Artists Websites httpwww.thunguyenpaintings.com httpthu-nguyen.artistwebsites.comindex.html httpwww.facebook.comThuNguyenFineArtPainting Sapa Vietnam Series This body of work inspired by my trips back to Vietnam. I fell in love with this particular location because of its beautiful rice terraces and the Hmong people. Sapa is located in a very mountainous region of North Vietnam which gives it breath taking scenery and a harsh climate, it sometimes snows there. My mother was born and raised on a farm in this area. Like most people in the area, she grew up very poor and never attended school or learned to read. Everyone including children were expected to work on the farm to support the family . In 1954, when Vietnam split in half, my mother left her family behind at age 16 and traveled south to Saigon. She did not see her family again until Vietnam became united after the war in 1975. ...

Original Artworks (5)

Thu Nguyen; iwanttoputadingintheuniverse, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241 this is an original oil painting on panel, 24 x 30 inches, wired on back ready to hang without frame...
Thu Nguyen
Original Oil Painting, 2018
24 x 30 inches (61.0 x 76.2 cm)
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Thu Nguyen; happiness comes from within, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241   Madonna  , oil on cradled panel, wired on back ready to hang without frame, 16 x 20 inches, for this painting I m trying for the look of religious icon with stiff posed and bright yellow back ground like a golden halo of the Virgin Mary.  This painting ...
Thu Nguyen
Original Oil Painting, 2018
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Thu Nguyen; madonna, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 Madonna, oil on cradled panel, wired on back ready to hang without frame, 16 x 20 inches, for this painting I m trying for the look of religious icon with stiff posed and bright yellow back ground like a golden halo of the Virgin Mary. This painting ...
Thu Nguyen
Original Oil Painting, 2018
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Thu Nguyen; chaos and order, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241   Chaos and Order  , 24 x 30 inches, oil on cradled panel, wired on back ready to hang without frameA young Hmong bride on her wedding day with the busy colorful background representing the chaos all around her. She is captured here in a candid moment of ...
Thu Nguyen
Original Oil Painting, 2018
30 x 24 inches (76.2 x 61.0 cm)
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Thu Nguyen; woman in the shadow, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241   Woman in the shadow , oil on cradled panel, 24 x 30 inches, wired on back ready for hanging without frame.This painting is part of  Sapa Series A young Hmong bride on her wedding day with the busy colorful background representing the chaos all around her. She ...
Thu Nguyen
Original Oil Painting, 2018
24 x 30 inches (61.0 x 76.2 cm)
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