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Thu Nguyen - Artist

Thu Nguyen Art Collections

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I was born in Saigon, Vietnam.   Being very shy, I spent much of my childhood hiding away upstairs painting, instead of playing with other children.   My first brush with success was a Best of Show prize at the 1974 children's exhibition in Saigon sponsored by UNICEF.   In 1975 Saigon fell and in the resulting confusion I was separated from my parents.   I ended up in a refuge camp near Hong Kong for a year prior to immigrating to the United States as an orphan.   After one very snowy and cold winter in Pennsylvania, I went to Los Angeles to stay with some...more
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