UYEN-THI NGUYEN

PAINTINGS

COMMISSIONS

Commissions will vary depending on subject matter, background and overall complexity. For portraiture, artist will require a meeting and several photographs to work from, depending on commission type.

Estimated Fees for Oil Paintings:
11×14 $199-250
16×20 $250-325
18×24 $300-450

Fees are based on a single subject. For each additional figure, add 30-50%. Payment plans acceptable. Down payment of 50% may be required, depending on commission.

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ARTIST STATEMENT

What does it feel like? In my best days, I remember to ask this question and listen for an answer. All things alive feel. This is my work. To look, to love, to learn what it is to see with eyes unburdened by preconceptions. To find the relationships that are interlaced between within around us each. Sometimes the exploration reveals dark places, sometimes I simply bask in the ten thousand pretty things. I paint to express the inner world within exterior avatars, our human condition, the beauty and life around me.

BIOGRAPHY

Uyen-thi (T) Nguyen is an award-winning Oregon-based artist working primarily in oils. Nguyen received an individual arts grant from Lane Arts Council and Juror's Choice Award at The Arts Center in Corvallis, as well as second place in the Springfield Mayors art show in 2021. She was awarded Moorpark College's Printmaking Award, a Fine Arts Award from the Simi Valley Art Association, and received scholarships to Art Center of Pasadena and Academy of Art San Francisco, where she studied for a time.

Work from Nguyen's latest solo show, "Garden of People, A Portrait of Cottage Grove," has been on display in Eugene, Cottage Grove, Roseburg, Corvallis and Springfield, Oregon. Since 2018, she has exhibited work at art centers, venues and galleries, in Portland and small cities across the US.

Her love of community lead her to coordinate youth arts programs at Emerald Art Center in Springfield, teach at Opal Center for Arts and Education and Delight in Cottage Grove and serve on the Springfield Arts Commission and Cottage Grove Artwalk. She's currently a member of New Zone Gallery, Emerald Art Center, the Plein Air Painters of Lane County and Eugene Figurative Arts. Figure drawing, a joy in itself, is at the heart of her practice.

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