Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, currently living & working in Oakland, California.

Solo Exhibitions

2007 Distant Familiar. Desa Art Gallery . Oakland, CA
2005 Taking Off! . Space 180 . San Francisco, CA
2005 Paintings & Prints . L’Amyx Café . Oakland, CA
2004 Hastings Women’s Law Journal’s 15th Anniversary Symposium . UC Hastings School of the Law . San Francisco, CA
Marketplace . Café Diem . Oakland, CA
2003 Out at Last: Recent and Past Works . Energy Art Gallery . Oakland, CA

Group Exhibitions

2010 One Year Anniversary Show . Betti Ono Gallery . Oakland, CA
Femme Cartel . Classic Cars West Gallery . Oakland, CA
2009 Accomplices: Profiles of Asian Women . Asian Resource Gallery . Oakland, CA
Face: Contemporary Chinese-American Artists . University Art Museum , California State University at Chico
2007 Three . Guerilla Café . Berkeley, CA
East Bay Open Studios . ProArts Gallery . Oakland, CA
Present Tense . Chinese Culture Center . San Francisco, CA
2006 We’re Here . GreenRice Gallery . San Jose, CA
As Is . ProArts Gallery . Oakland, CA
2004 Traces of the Hundred Viets . San Jose Public Library . San Jose, CA
Apature . SoMarts Cultural Center . San Francisco, CA
Piecing Together: Emerging Vietnamese Women Artists . Asian Resource Gallery . Oakland, CA
H’Art for CoVN: Art show & auction benefiting Creating Opportunities in Viet Nam . Palo Alto, CA
Hoa Nở / Bloom: Our First Breath . Galeria de la Raza . San Francisco, CA
East Bay Municipal Utility District Administration Building . Oakland, CA
2003 Apature . SoMarts Cultural Center . San Francisco, CA
Image and Text . Canvas Gallery Café . San Francisco


University of California, Berkeley
B.A. with Honors in English Literature, 1999
Intro to Visual Thinking
San Francisco City College
Advanced Painting with Glen Moriwaki
Contemporary Art History with Glen Moriwaki
Berkeley City College
Modern Art History with James Linnehan
California College of the Arts Extension
Painting: Materials & Process with Jamie Brunson
Art Smart: Breaking into the Art World with Dee Hibbert-Jones
San Francisco Art Institute Adult Community Education
Advanced Painting with Glenn Hirsch
Image / Text workshop with Pamela Lanza


Mural at Casa de Cultura, Berkeley, CA


The Heart’s Traffic (cover art), 2009, Arktoi Books

As Is: A Collection of Vietnamese-American Works, 2006, The Vietnamese Artists Collective.

The Way We Pay: Poems by Thien-Bao Phi (cover + chapter art), 2004

Ibid Spring 1997 (cover + chapter art),  Literary Journal of the English Undergraduate Association, UC Berkeley

Teachers’ Calendar 1994 (cover art), Warren Eukel Foundation


1995     First place (Painting) . Orinda Arts Council Competition

Curatorial Experience

2004     Hoa Nở / Bloom: Our First Breath . Galeria de la Raza . San Francisco, CA


ASUC Art Studio, Berkeley
Watercolor Basics, 2008
Contemplative Drawing, 2008
Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco
Drawing As a Way of Seeing, 6-part class, 2008
Contemplative Drawing Practicum, 2008
East Bay Meditation Center, Oakland
Reflections on Impermanence, 3-part series, 2010
Drawing for Greater Awareness workshop, 2010
Drawing for Greater Awareness 4-week course, 2008
Drawing in Today’s Dharma Landscape, drawing workshop, talk & meditation, 2008
Reflections on Impermanence, 2010
Private Workshops, Courses & Consultation
Creative Consultation, various clients 2008 – 2010
Drawing As a Way of Seeing 6 week course, Oakland, CA, 2008
Drawing on the Path workshop, Oakland, CA 2008
Contemplative Drawing workshop, Laguna Beach, CA 2008
Drawing As a Way of Seeing workshop, Oakland, CA 2007
UC Botanical Garden, Berkeley
Watercolor Botanicals workshop, 2009