Nguyễn Trần Đoan Trang

– is a classically trained artist who specializes in oil painting. She holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Nguyễn Trần Đoan Trang creates accessible and personal art pieces that celebrate her history, community, and interests, incorporating scenes of Vietnamese culture, her passions, and depictions of her friends and family.


Nguyen Tran Doan Trang Installation
Installation View (from left to right):
Nam Phương
南芳
Fragrance of the South

Nguyễn Trần Đoan Trang
2023
oil on canvas
48 x 60 inches
Lễ Cưới
The Wedding Ceremony

Nguyễn Trần Đoan Trang
2023
oil on canvas
46 x 64 inches
Our Angel
Nguyễn Trần Đoan Trang
2022
red clay, glaze
10 x 8 x 14 inches
Equality
Do Trong Quy
2023
acrylic on wood panel
10 x 8 inches
6 unique pieces


Nguyễn Trần Đoan Trang’s work aims to counterchallenge the pervasiveness of Western images and values in popular media by bringing forth the beauty, elegance, and richness of her own Vietnamese culture. Nguyễn Trần Đoan Trang’s practice involves both 2D and 3D works, using various mediums such as oil paint, ceramics, yarn, and steel wire.


Nguyen Tran Doan Trang Nam Phương
Nam Phương
南芳
Fragrance of the South

Nguyễn Trần Đoan Trang
2023
oil on canvas
48 x 60 inches


Nguyen Tran Doan Trang Lễ Cưới
Lễ Cưới
The Wedding Ceremony

Nguyễn Trần Đoan Trang
2023
oil on canvas
46 x 64 inches