Artist Chinh Mung


- Graduated from Institution of  Public Administration, South Viet Nam - 1972.
- Five years in prison of Communist Regime after 1975.
- Seft-taught Painting.
- Graduated from Platt College, Newport Beach, California, in Graphic Design 2000.
- Website: www.lamthuy-artist.com

Background:
My paintings is created a series of mixed media (oil, arcrylic, burlap, sand, silver leafing)         designed to explore the effects of technology on human life, natural scene with imagery       and strong use of color. I became a member of OCFA in 2014. Member of Association of Overseas Vietnamese Artists 2013. Member of Southern Cali Vietnamese Artists Group 2013.

Awards:
Honorable Mention Award – Annual Membership Show at Showcase Gallery 2018.
Honorable Mention Award – Annual Membership Show at Showcase Gallery 2015.
Second place Award – 48th Annual Sunset Beach Art Festival 2015.
Honorable Mention Award – Showcase Gallery “Artist’s  Eye” 2015.


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

- 12/14/2016: “Annual Membership Show” at Showcase Gallery
- 5/25/2016:  20th Annual “Artist’s Eye” Juried Art Exhibition.
- 4/13/2016:  “Paint The Metro”.
- 12/06/2015:  Annual Membership Show.
- 9/16/2015:    Fascinating Florals
- 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.
- 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
- 1/23/2016:   “Centered On Center” at Huntington Beach Art Center.
- 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
- 6/2015: 51st Annual Newport Beach.
- 5/2015: 48th Annual Sunset Beach Art Festival, CA
- 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, CA.
- 6/2013: Muzeo Museum - California.
- 2013: Zen Center Activity Hall, California.
- 2009:  Drawing out Stigma - Bower Museum, California.
- 2012:  VAALA Spring Art Exibition, Santa Ana, California.
- 2009:  Art Exhibition at Mira Mesa Library, San Diego, California.
- 2002:  Eagle Rock, California 2002.
- 1991, 1992: Tet Festival in Little Saigon, CA.







  

Chinh Mung's Portrait

by Truong Dinh Uyen

by ViVi

by Kich Ma

by Lam Thuy

Self-portrait