Artist Lam Thuy

Education:
Graduated from University of Fine Arts, Saigon, South Viet Nam - 1969.
Studied at Art Academy in Viet Nam - 1970.
Studied Graphic Design at Platt College, California - 1990.

Background:
I started art very early after graduated from University, brought all my passion to dedicate to life.
Water color on silk and oil painting are my forte. I also work on acrylic and mixed media.
The most of my work is the beauty specially for women.  I became a Fashion Jewelry Designer in 2009 and a member of OCFA in 2014.
- President of Association of Overseas Vietnamese Artists (From 06/2015).
- From September 9, 2018 resigned due to health from President of Association of Overseas  Vietnamese Artists.
- Leader of Nam Cali Artist Group (from 3/3014).
- Member of Orange County Fine Arts.
- Resident of Avant Garden Gallery, Santa Ana, Orange County, California.
My website is: www.lamthuy-artist.com

Awards:
- Second Place Award (Happiness) – 22nd Annual “Artist’s Eye” at Showcase Gallery 2018.
- Third Place Award (Bright Roses) - 22nd Annual “Artist’s Eye” at Showcase Gallery 2018.
- First Place Award (Dreamland) - 2017 Membership Show 12/6/2017 - 1/14/2018.
- Third Place Award in water color (Peaceful)
- Honorable Mention Award  (Fly Fly Little Bird)
  Annual Membership Show at Showcase Gallery 2016.
- First Place Award (In The Garden) - 20th Annual “Artist’s Eye” at Showcase Gallery 2016.
- Second Place Award (Summer Time) – “Paint The Metro” at Showcase Gallery 2016
- Third Place Award (Peaceful Valley) – Annual Membership Show at Showcase Gallery 2015.
- Honorable Mention Award (Portrait Of Spring) - “Artist’s Eye” at Showcase Gallery 2015.
- Honorable Mention Award  (Her) - Annual Membership Show at Showcase Gallery 2014.
  
Exhibits:

At Showcase Gallery:
01/1/2018: Art Exhibition at Avant Garden, Santa Ana, CA
- 12/6/2017:  2017 Membership Show, CA 12/6/2017 - 1/14/2018.
- 12/1/2017: Art Exhibition at Avant Garden, Santa Ana, CA
11/1/2017: Art Exhibition at Avant Garden, Santa Ana, CA
- 10/1/2017: Art Exhibition at Avant Garden, Santa Ana, CA
- 9/1/2017: Art Exhibition at Avant Garden, Santa Ana, CA
- 8/1/2017: Art Exhibition at Avant Garden, Santa Ana, CA
- 5/31/2017: 21st Annual "Artist's Eye" at Showcase Gallery, CA
- 12/14/2016: “Annual Membership Show” at Showcase Gallery, CA
- 5/25/2016:  20th Annual “Artist’s Eye” Juried Art Exhibition, CA
- 4/13/2016:  “Paint The Metro”.
- 2/28/2016:  “Every Which Way…and The Some
- 12/12/2015:  Annual Membership Show
- 10/28/2015:  Portraitures in Steam.
- 9/16/2015:    Fascinating Florals
- 8/5/2015:      Postcards From Europe.
- 6/24/2015:    California Inspiration.
- 5/13/2015:  19th Annual Artist’s Eye.
- 12/10/2014: 2014 Annual Membership Show.

At Difference Gallery:
- 11/10-11/2017: Costa Mesa 3rd Annual 2017 Art Aventure at Design Within Reach/ South Coast     Collection (SOCO), 3303 Highland Ave., C-1, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 - November 10-11/2017.
- 10/14/2017: "Colors of Autumn" at Vietnamese SDA Church, Portland, Oregon.
- 8/12/2017: "Humanity and It's Yearning" at Hugo Rivera Gallery", Laguna Beach, CA.
- 5/13/2017: 50th Annual Sunset Beach Art Festival at Firehouse Gallery, Sunset Beach, CA.
- 1/25/2017:"Inspiration"at Phuoc Loc Tho Asian Garden Mall, Westminster, CA 
- 11/4/2016: “The Color Of Time” at Viet Bao Gallery, Westminster, CA
- 6/18/2016: 52nd Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition at Community Room, Civic Center,            Newport Beach, CA
- 5/2016     : 49th Annual Sunset Beach Art Festival at Firehouse Gallery, Sunset Beach, CA.
- 2/2016     : “The Four Seasons” at Bao Quang Temple, Santa Ana, CA
- 1/23/2016:   “Centered On Center” at Huntington Beach Art Center.
- 6/2015: 51st Annual Newport Beach.
- 5/2015:  48th Annual Sunset Beach Art Festival.
- 02/2015: Stream Of Memories - Bao Quang Temple, CA 
- 9/2014:  Autumn Inspiration - Wesminster, CA.
- 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014: Sac Mau Hoa Si, California.
- 8/2013: Orchid and Art Painting Exhibition - Westminster Mall.
- 6/2013: Muzeo Museum - California.
- 2008, 2009, 2013: Zen Center Activity Hall, California.
- 2009: Drawing out Stigma - Bowers Museum, California.
- 2009: Art Exhibition at Mira Mesa Library, San Diego, California.
- 2005: Anaheim Convention Center, California.
- 2002: Eagle Rock, California 2002.
- 1991, 1992: Tet Festival in Little Saigon, CA.
- 1967:  Bangkok, Thailand and Vientiane, Laos.