Harmony of flowers, leaves and people Windows, sunlight and stories

Dinh Thi Tham Poong

Dinh Thi Tham Poong (b. 1970, Vietnam) was born in the northwest province of Lai Chau (Northwest Vietnam) and studied at the Hanoi College of Fine Arts. She is a contemporary painter whose work is influenced by her Muong and White Thai heritage. Poong’s detailed watercolors incorporate surrealistic elements into her portrayals of the relationship between human and the natural world, often depicting women of ethnic minorities in their daily activities.  

Her work is included in the collection of Post Vidai Collection, Geneva/Saigon, Switzerland/Vietnam; Singapore Art Museum (SAM), Singapore; Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan; Rupertinum Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria; MacLean Collection, Mundelein, IL, USA; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA; The George Washington University School of Business and Public Management, Washington, DC, USA; and The World Bank.

Studio visit with Dinh Thi Tham Poong

This video is part of a series of interviews with artists in the Nguyen Art Foundation collectionv