Tran Van Tho (1938) BIOGRAPHY

1938 – Born in Hanoi

1957 – Studied at Vietnam Fine Arts University

1970 – Graduated from Vietnam Fine Arts University (1965-1970)

Trained by Indochine masters: Tran Van Can, Luong Xuan Nhi, Hoang Tich Chu, Nguyen Duc Nung, Ta Thuc Binh, Nguyen Van Binh, etc.

Presently – Member of Vietnam Fine Arts Association


1970-1994 – Majored in oil on canvas with works “Adults & Children”, “Coastal militiawoman”, “Harbor of Steelworks”, “Scenery of Boat & Sea”, etc.

1995 – Applied watercolor on silk as a new experience of material

1980, 1985, 1990, 1995 – National Fine Arts Exhibition, Hanoi

2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 – Group Exhibition at 16 Ngo Quyen, Hanoi

2006 – Group Exhibition in Russia


1995 – Consolation prize for “The lady combs her hair”, watercolor on silk, National Fine Arts Exhibition, Hanoi

Apart from that, works titled “My own moment”, “Going to market”, “Sewing fishing net”, etc. drew public attention from national fine arts exhibitions.