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.
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.