Born in Hue, Viet Nam

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006 FLOW AND MODEL HOME, Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2004 NEW WORK, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003 GESTURE, Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2000 BODY WORKS, Quint Contemporary Art Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1999 IN STUDIO, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
1999 GESTURE, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1998 GESTURE, SOMA Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1994 HOMINID, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993 HOMINID, Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA
1993 INTERIOR & GARDEN AT NIGHT, The Gallery Store, San Diego, CA
1992 NEW WORK, David Lewinson Gallery, Del Mar, CA
1990 PAINTED LANDSCAPES, Inside, Del mar, CA
1987 HAN VAN NGUYEN PHOTOGRAPHS, Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010 State of Mind: A California Invitational, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
2009 Picturing Eden, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University
          Picturing Eden, Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
2007 Picturing Eden, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
2006 Arthur Ollman Tribute Collection, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
          Picturing Eden, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York
          Summer Skin, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
          Gallery Selection, Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, California
          View of Viet Nam, Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Kansas
2005 Inaugural Exhibition, Cohen Amador Gallery, New York, New York
          Objects Placed, Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, California
          Eleven Nguyens and The Thirty Year Loss, PH Gallery, New York, New York                 
          Out of Context, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California
2003 In Praise of Plenty: Gifts from The Collectors Group, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
2002 Myth & Memory, Works Gallery, San Jose, California
2001 Beyond Bounderies: Contemporary Photography in California, Friends of Photography, San Francisco, California
2000 Beyond Bounderies: Contemporary Photography in California, Main Art Gallery, California State University, Long Beach
          Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California
          Touch, Cypress Art Gallery, Cypress College, California Expanded Vision: Highlights from the Permanent Collection,
          Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
1999 New Voices New Visions, University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego
          Facts Showered with Light, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
1997 Night Photography, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1995 Society for Contemporary Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
          Home, Works Gallery, San Jose, California
1994 Group Show, SOMA Gallery, San Diego, California
          A New Generation: Vietnamese American Contemporary Art, California State University, Fullerton, California
1993 Group Show, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
          San Diego Contemporary Art Exhibition, Grove Gallery, San Diego, California
          San Diego Contemporary Art Exhibition, Centro Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
1992 Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, California
          San Diego Contemporary Art Exhibition, Yokohama Citizens’ Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
1990 David Lewinson Gallery, Del Mar, California
          Artist Space, Del Mar, California
1988 The Edge of Perception, Gensler & Associates, Los Angeles, California
1985 Museum Collection, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
1984 Photography Gallery, La Jolla, California
1983 Gallery Graphics, San Diego, California
1980 Grossmont College Gallery, El Cajon, California

REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

2006 Pincus, Robert L, “Small works and large efforts – each cast a giant shadow”, SD Union-Tribune, December 24, 2006
          Pincus, Robert L, A Grand Gift: The Making of the Museum of Photographic Arts, Essay
          McCusker, Carol, “Body and Soul”, Essay
          Westerbeck, Colin, “Photo Synthesis” Tsunami, West Magazine, L A Times, July 30, p. 9
          Pincus, Robert L, “Seen and Heard”, San Diego Union-Tribune, June 1, 2006
          Bratten, Dawna, “Flow glistens at Bellows Gallery”, La Jolla Village News, May 11, 2006
2005 Murkett, Sarah, “Eleven Nguyens and the Thirty-Year Loss at PH Gallery”, NY Arts Magazine, Sept/Oct 05, Vol. 10, No. 9/10
2004 Zellen, Jody, “Han Nguyen at Stephen Cohen Gallery”, ArtScene, Vol. 24, No. 3
2000 Kendricks, Neil,  “Han Nguyen at Quint Contemporary Art”, Artweek, Vol.31, Issue 12
1999 Pincus, Robert L. “Public art sink, but other exhibits made a splash,” The San Diego Union-Tribune, December 26, p. E
          Pincus, Robert L,  “Class of ’99, Best Visual-Arts Exhibitions”,  The San Diego Union-Tribune, December 26, p. E-4
          Knight, Christopher, “Imaginative ‘Daydreaming’ alters familiar Narratives”, The Los Angeles Times, August 20, p.F26.
          Collins, Janet Jenkins, “Han Nguyen: Focus on little things”, The Publication, Sept-Oct, pp,16-17
          Pincus, Robert L. “Objects are the object of Nguyen’s work”, The San Diego Union-Tribune. August, 8, pp. E-1, E-4.
          Pincus, Robert L. “Time to roll out the crowd pleasers at museum”, The San Diego Union-Tribune, May 16, p. 28.
          Pincus, Robert L. “Motley Crew”, The San Diego Union-Tribune, May 13, Night & Day, p. 49
          Schultz, Carol Ebert. “UCSD guest curators pick winners”, La Jolla Village News, May 1
          Ollman, Leah. “Han Nguyen”, Zoom Magazine, January-February, pp. 20-25
1998 Graphis Fine Art Photography, Graphis Press.
1996 Fine Art Photography 95. Graphis Press
1994 Walsh, Daniella B. “Children of war illustrate their pain” The Orange County Register, May 6, Show Weekend, pp. 34-35
          Wilson, William. “Views of Vietnamese American Psyche”, Los Angeles Times, May 6, Calendar, p. F-21.
1993 Pincus, Robert L. “Fruitful yet flaws year left impression”, The San Diego Union-Tribune, December 26, p. E-8
          Muchnic, Suzanne, “Proof Positive; Photography has at last gained acceptance on it own terms, emerging from the recession with a           new visibility and respect in L.A”, Los AngelesTimes, January 10, Calendar, p. 8.
          Pincus, Robert L. “Intense Twofer at Boehm Gallery”, The San Diego Union-Tribune, September 23, Night & Day, p. 43.
1992 Pincus, Robert L. “Critic’s eye” The San Diego, December 17, Day & Night, p. 43
          Ollman, Leah.  “Show offers Energy, Not Substance”, Los Angeles Times, December 9, F1. Photo Metro Magazine, May,                      
          Volume II, Issue 99.
          Reed, Victoria. “Gregoire Worth a Deeper Look”, The Los Angeles Times, March 4, Calendar, p. F-1.
1991 Framework Magazine. Los Angeles center for Photographic Studies, Volume 4, Issue 2
1990 Pincus, Robert L.  “Nature Embellished in Landscape Photos”, The San Diego Union-Tribune, February 1, pp.D1, D7.
          Van Doren, Phyllis, “Art & Artist, The Fine-art side of three of San Diego’s talented Commercial photographers”, San Diego                    
          Home and Garden Magazine, Feb. pp.11-12,14.
1987 Art Review, Los Angeles Times, March.
          Pincus, Robert L. “Nguyen Photos Resonate”, The San Diego Union, March 19, p. d-10.

CATALOGUES

2006 Picturing Eden, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY and Steidl Publishers, Germany
          Defining A Vision, The Museum of Photographic Arts, Exhibition Catalogue
2005 Out of Context, Huntington Beach Art Center, Exhibition Catalogue
2000 Beyond Boundaries: Contemporary Photography in California, Friends of Photography, San Francisco, Exhibition catalogue.
1999 Touch: Contemporary Vietnamese Photography, Cypress College Gallery Press, Exhibition catalogue.
          Graphis Nude 2, Graphis Inc., New York, New York
1997 Graphis Fine Art Photo 2, Graphis Press Cor., Zurich, Switzerland
1995 Fine Art Photography 95, Graphis Press Corp., Zurich, Switzerland
1994 A New Generation: Vietnamese American Contemporary Art, California State University, Fullerton, Exhibition Catalogue.
1992 LACPS, Seventh Annual Auction Catalogue
          Yokohama Citizens’ Gallery Publication, San Diego Contemporary Art, Exhibition Catalogue

EDUCATION

1976-78 San Diego City College
1974-75 Van Hanh University, Viet Nam

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

          Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
          Sheldon Memorial Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
          Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Kansas
          Key Corporation Art Collection
          Nash Edition Collection

GALLERY REPRESENTING

          Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
          Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, California
                 
             

                 

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