Chau Nguyen

Chau Nguyen (b. 1994, Hanoi, Vietnam) (they/she) is a Vietnamese immigrant artist and educator based in Philadelphia. They draw from concepts of memory, translation, material transformation, Vietnamese historical archives, and the global supply chain to convey the complexity of postcolonial societies. Nguyen received their BA in Fine Arts and History of Art from Bryn Mawr College and their MFA in Painting from Tyler School of Art and Architecture. They were an artist-in-residence at Wassaic Project, Dear Artists, 77Art Center and Chautauqua Art Institution. Their work has been in group and solo exhibitions at the National Liberty Museum, The Delaware Contemporary, The Woodmere Art Museum, Temple Contemporary, The Visionary Projects, HOT•BED Philly, Automat Collective, The Monmouth Museum, Studio Montclair, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Vincom Center for Contemporary Art Vietnam, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, among others.Nguyen has received fellowships, grants, and awards from The Loretta C. Duckworth Scholars Studio at Temple University Libraries, the Woodmere Art Museum, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, Chautauqua Art Institute, Bryn Mawr College, DIS Copenhagen, and FPT-Arena Multimedia.