Dinh Quan was born in Hai Phong, Vietnam in 1964. He started to paint from very early age, studied in College of Fine Arts from 1985 and graduated in 1990. Dinh Quan specializes in lacquer and is master of this material. At present, he is considered an outstanding and irreplaceable face of Vietnam Lacquer Art. He is constantly experimenting with new and more complex techniques. Quan is a member of the Vietnamese Plastics Art Association.




1997:                    Exhibition at Trang An Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam.

                              “Realistic & Illusion World in Dinh Quan’s Arts” Exhibition  at Trang An Gallery,

                              Hanoi, Vietnam.

1999:                    Exhibition at Hanoi Studio, Hanoi, Vietnam.

2001:                    “Autumn” Exhibition  at Gajah Gallery, Singapore.

2002:                    “Red Dream” Exhibition at Nam Son Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam.

                              “Vietnamese Beauties” Exhibition  at Thavibu  Gallery, Thailand.

2004:                    “The New Adventure of Dinh Quan” Exhibition  at the Fine Art Museum,

                              Hanoi, Vietnam (Oil Paintings)


1990 – 1995:      “National Fine Art Exhibitions”, Hanoi, Vietnam.

1991 – 1994:      “Capital Fine Arts Exhibitions”, Hanoi, Vietnam.

1993:                    Exhibition at Hang Bai Exhibition House, Hanoi, Vietnam.

1994:                    Exhibition at Fine Art Association, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

                              Exhibition in Beijing, China.

1996:                    Exhibition at Dijong and Nice, France.

                              Exhibition in Singapore.

                              “The year of Dragon”, Exhibition at  Trang An Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam.

                              “Vietnam Contemporary Art ”Exhibition at Fujita Vente Museum, Tokyo, Japan.

1997:                    “Fine Art of Vietnam” Exhibition , Norway.

                              “A Winding River: The Journey of Contemporary Art Vietnam” Exhibition,

                               Washington D.C, U.S.A.

                              Exhibition in Manila, Philippines.

                              Exhibition in Japan.

                              “All the rivers are running” Exhibition at Trang An Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam.

                              “Portrait” Exhibition at Trang An Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam.

1998:                    Exhibition of Two Artists at Alliance Francaise, Singapore.

                              “With Heart & Soul & Mind” Exhibition at New World Arts Center, Soho, New York, USA.

                              Exhibition at Lai Kwai Fong, Central, and Hong Kong.

                              International Art Festival in Seoul, South Korea.

1999:                    Exhibition at Gajah Gallery, Singapore.

                              Exhibition at Alliance Francaise, Singapore.

                              Exhibition of Three Artists , Philippines.

                              Exhibition at Cork Street Gallery, London,  England.

                              “14th Asian International Art Exhibition” Exhibition at Fukuoka Museum, Fuguoka,


                              International Art Festival in Seoul, South Korea.

2000:                    “A new age” Exhibition, USA.

                              Exhibition at Gajah Gallery in Singapore.

                              “Nude”  Exhibition at Thavibu Gallery, Thailand.

                              “15th Asian International Art Exhibition” Exhibition, Taiwan.

                              “Friend and I” Exhibition at Friends Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam.

                              Exhibition in Oakland, California, USA.

2001:                    “Contemporary Artists of Vietnam” Exhibition (16th February – 11th March)

                              at the Artists’ Space, Concorde Hotel Sha Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

                              “The End of Growth? Ways of Development into a Sustainable Future”, Exhibition

                              at Arts Museum of Chiang Mai (16th February – 11th March) and Art Center of

                              Silpakorn University, Bangkok (15th May – 5th June) Thailand.

                              “Reflection of Life” Exhibition of Two Artists, Galerie E, Hong Kong.

                              “Separate Path” Exhibition at Dragon Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam.

2002:                    Exhibition, Utterly Art, Singapore.

                              “Vietnamese Contemporary Artists – Part II” Exhibition (6th – 29th June) at the

                              Artists’ Space, Concorde Hotel Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

                              “Where the Rivers Meets”  Exhibition in Vietnamese Cultural Festival, Luxembourg

                              and continued at “Libre de Bruxelles” University, Brussels, Belgium.

2004:                    Exhibition  at C.V.N. Art Center, Thailand.

2006:                    “II Drago e la Farfalla”  Exhibition in Vittoriano, Rome, Italy.

                              “Impressions &Expressions” Vietnamese Contemporary     Paintings, Thailand.

                              “ Modern Art” Exhibition at CEAE, Hanoi, Vietnam.

2008:                    “Spiritual Spaces Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand.


Public collection:

                              Singapore Fine Art Museum.

                              Vietnam Fine Art Museum.



1993:                    Award of Vietnam Fine Art Association.

1995:                    Prize at  National Fine Art Exhibition