LAP-XUAN NGUYEN DO (aka XUAN DO)
dnlapxuan@gmail.com
b. 17 Nov 1986 in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

Education

2014-2015 UNSW Art & Design
 
Master of Art (SPI)

2007-2008 Nanyang Academy of Fine Art & Loughborough University
Bachelor of Arts, First Class Honours in Graphic Communication

2004-2007 LaSalle College of the Arts of Singapore
Diploma in Visual Communication

2001-2004 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai High School (Vietnam)

Experience

Current Co-founder of ‘&Coeverything’ Art Space and ‘ArtPlot’ Project

Current Independent Artist

Current Associate Creative Director at Square Communication Group (HCMC).

2012-2016 Lecturer in Graphic Communication at Saigon Technology University

2009 Assistant Lecturer in “Professional Practice” class at NTU (Nanyang Technological University – Singapore)

2002 Social Activity at the “Peace Village” of Tu Du Hospital (Vietnam), teaching arts and craft to disabled children (Summer, 2002).

Group Exhibitions

2017

+ I, me, Mine, FCAC, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2016

+ Local-liti, Dia Project, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

+ She, Dia Project, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

+ openROOM II, Capa studio, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

+ A While, a duet show, Kudos Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2015
Three Point Turn, UNSW Master of Art Graduate, Sydney, Australia

2014

+ in (no) particular order: (dist)URBANS, Art & About Sydney 2014, Group Performance by Cecilia White, Customs House, Sydney, Australia

+ Confluence, Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia

2013

Nong, Vietnam Power Shift – National day of climate action, 350.org, Phu My Hung Park, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

2012

+ Arts for Mobility, A charitable auction and concert, Saigon Opera House, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

+ Full-moon, Fine Art Museum, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2011

+ To Ho Chi Minh city with love, An art project by Phong Bui in collaboration with local artists from Vietnam, SanArt, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2010

+ Chi toi – My elder sister, SanArt, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2005-2008

+ Leap, Nafa Graduation Show, NAFA Gallery, Singapore

+ Piece by Piece: An Anthology of Visual Journals, Exploratory reflections of Peranakan Culture, NAFA Gallery, Singapore

+ Groundwork V: Balik Kampung, Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore

Awards and Scholarships

2011 Runner-up in Vietnam Young Lions 2011 Competition.

2008 Second Prize Winner of [Creative Youth Xchange] Competition and Workshop in Singapore.

2006 Awarded Certificate of Merit for Magazine Design, Lasalle College of the Art.

2004 Awarded Tuition Grant to pursue Diploma in Design by Ministry of Education, Singapore.

Press

+ “Saigon Artbook n.7” by SGAB, Inpages, 2017, Vietnam.

+ “Sai Gon – Thanh pho dang song”. Featured on HTV9, July 2017, Vietnam.

+ “Spaces of speaking: Liminality and case-based knowledge in arts re-search and practice”, by Kim Snepvangers & Jesse Ingrey-Arndell, Springer, 2017, Australia.

+ “Moved by art”. Reviewed by Cristina Nualart” for Arts for Mobility, on Tuoitrenews.vn, Saturday 24th Nov 2012, Vietnam.

+ “Ket noi cong dong: Hoa si Viet kieu va nghe thuat trong nuoc”. Feature on VTC channel 10, Vietnam,  December 2011.

+ “Young Lions Competition 2011”, Tiep thi Gia Dinh, Issue 50th/2011, Vietnam.

+ “Creative Industry Exchange”. First installment of a series of interviews with start-ups being nurtured by the CIX programme, Singapore, August 2009.

+ “Dai su xanh”, Tuoi Tre Cuoi Tuan, Issue 41/2007, Vietnam.

+ “Green Secrets”, ZbNOW, 17 Mar 2007, Singapore.

+ “Sekebun Idea”, Berita Harian, Isnin 15 Oct 2007, Singapore.

+ “Nghe suong”, The Thao Van Hoa, Issue 85/2007, Vietnam.