Author Biography

Nguyễn Quang Thắng


Pen name Ân Xuyên (殷 川)
Born in 1973 in Sơn Tây province, Vietnam
Represented by Art Vietnam Gallery since 2009.

Work:
2007 - Present: Researcher Fellow at The Institute of Sino-Nôm Studies, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences, Hanoi, Vietnam
2004 - 2007: Researcher Fellow at Literature Institute, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences, Hanoi, Vietnam
2002 - 2004: Lecturer, Sino-Nôm Studies the Hanoi National University of Education.

Education:
2001 - 2004: Master of Art, Literature, Hanoi National University of Education.
1995 - 1999: Bachelor of Art, Sino-Nôm Studies, Vietnam National University, Hanoi.
1998: Graduated from Calligraphy Training Course held by the Institute of Sino-Nôm Studies, Hanoi, Vietnam

Group Exhibitions
2012: “Vietnam now” Exhibition at The Rotunda, Exchange Square, Hongkong
2012: “Zenei Gang of Five Vietnamese Artists”: with Lê Quốc Việt, Lasell College Yamawaki Art and Cultural Center, Wedeman Gallery, Boston, USA
2010: “Wordless: Zenei Gang of Five”, calligraphy exhibition with Zenei members Trần Trọng Dương, Phạm Văn Tuấn, Nguyễn Đức Dzũng and Lê Quốc Việt, Art Vietnam Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam
2009: “The Spring” with Nguyễn Văn Thanh, Phạm Văn Tuấn, Trần Trọng Dương, The Institute of Sino-Nôm Studies, Hanoi, Vietnam
2008: “Dance of the Script”, Maison des Arts, Hanoi, Vietnam
2007: “The Script - Zenei Gang of Five” with Lê Quốc Việt, Phạm Văn Tuấn , Nguyễn Đức Dzũng, Studio Thọ, Hanoi, Vietnam
2007: “The Autumn Floral Spirit - Five Styles of Nôm Script”, the Temple of Confucius in Hanoi and the Ancient Thăng Long Citadel Preservation Center, Vietnam
2006: “Twenty-Eight Stars”, The Temple of Confucius in Hanoi, Vietnam
2001: “The Respectful National Culture in Spring”, The Temple of Confucius in Hanoi, Vietnam

Residencies and Workshops
2011: Residency and exhibition, Indochinese Arts Partnership, Wellesley, MA, USA

Awards
‘Young Talent in Calligraphy’, Temple of Literature, Hanoi, Vietnam

Calligraphy Publications:
Characters, published by Studio Thọ, Hanoi, Vietnam
Wordless, published by Art Vietnam Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam
Vietnam Now, published by The Rotunda, Hongkong
The Join Exchange Calligraphy Exhibition of Jeju-Vietnam 2010, Korea.

Community Collections
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Icatha, New York, USA.
Hongkong Museum of Art, Hongkong, China.