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Biography and CV

Qualifications and Training

2013-2015 Studied wood carving with Woodcraft Manningham Templestowe
2009-2012 Bachelor of Fine Art - Sculpture, Monash University
2007-2008 Diploma of Arts - Visual Arts, Chisholm Institute, Painting major
2006 Portrait in Pastel with Alan Close, Monash Short Courses
1989-2000 Studied Chinese Painting with Master Patrick Lam
1983-1985 Bachelor of Applied Science Computing, Monash University

Solo Exhibitions

2014 'Rythm of Nature' Thanh Duong Lingnan Art Exhibition, Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery, Melbourne
2012 'Exhibition of Artwork by Thanh Duong', Women's Health Information Centre, Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne
2011 'Inside Looking Out, A Refugee Experience', Runt Space Gallery, Monash University, Melbourne
2002 'Thanh Duong Lingnan Art', Korowa Anglican's Girls' School, Glen Iris, Melbourne
1999 'Chinese Paintings by Thanh Duong', Museum of Chinese Australian History, Melbourne
1999 'Chinese Paintings by Thanh Duong', Chinese Cultural Centre, Citadel Towers, Chats wood, NSW
1996 'Paintings by Thanh Duong', Heidelberg Theatre Company, Melbourne

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 'Create from a Crate 2016', Walker Street Gallery Dandenong, Hatch Contemporary Arts Space Ivanhoe
2015 'Home Project', painted little wooden houses - artist facilitator, Community art project, Arts Centre Melbourne
2014 'Vietnam/Australia: Voicing the unspoken', Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, Yarra Gallery, Federation Square, Melbourne
2014 'Play Me, I'm Yours' painted street piano 'Cockatoos', Community art project, Arts Centre Melbourne
2013 'All Creatures Great and Small Sculpture 2013', Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Port Melbourne
2013 Australian Colour & Ink Paintings Exhibition, Beijing, China
2013 The Art of Hong Kong Taiwan & Australia, Victoria Artist Society, Melbourne, Tianjin-China, Toronto, Hong Kong.
2012 Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize 2012 Exhibition, Fortyfivedownstairs Gallery, Melbourne; Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong
2011 Monash University Art & Design Graduand Show 2011, Caulfield, Melbourne
2011 Australian Colour & Ink Paintings Exhibition, Nanjing Library, Nanjing, China
2011 Time & Place Gallery Ranfurlie Exhibition, Korowa Anglican Girls School, Glen Iris, Melbourne
2011 ALCAA Chinese Painting Exhibition, Victorian Artists Society Gallery, Melbourne
2010 Collection of Australian Color & Ink Paintings Exhibition, Zhaoqing University, Guangzhou, China
2009 Collection of Australian Color & Ink Paintings Exhibition, Kunming Museum, Yunnan, China
2008 International Chinese Paintings in commemoration Beijing Olympics Melbourne 2008
2008, 2007 Ron Rado Memorial Prize and Vital Exhibition, the Drum Theatre, Dandenong
2006, 2005 International Chinese Calligraphy and paintings Exhibition, Hong Kong
2002, 1997 Melbourne Chinese community Cultural Centre, Melbourne
2000 Contemporary Chinese Painting in Australia at QuangZhou Art Gallery, China
2001 'The Millennium International Touring Exhibition of Lingnan Art' touring HongKong, QuangZhou, New York, Toronto, Kuala
Lumpur, Melbourne and Taipei.
1999 American Lingnan Art Society at Chinatown Cultural Services Centre Gallery, New York
1994 Featured artist of Wattle Park Art and Craft Exhibition and Sale
1992 Joint exhibition of VTU Credit Union at Caulfield Arts Complex Centre, Melbourne, Australia

Public collections

Choeng Mei Art Gallery Hong Kong; Multicultural Arts Victoria;
Chinese Cultural Centre NSW; Wesley College; Royal Women's Hospital
Tidal Chinese Newspaper Melbourne; Ji-Hwa-Yeun art galley, Foshan, Guangzhou, China
Library Mural painting art for Langwarrin Primary School, Langwarrin, Victoria
'Play Me, I'm Yours' Chinese painting 'cockatoos' piano at Multicultural Arts Victoria

Private collections - USA, China, Hong Kong, Australia.

Awards and Residencies

2015 Australian Woodturning Exhibition, Wood Art (Novice) 3rd Place, Anniversary Spoon, presented by Whitehorse Woodturners Inc.
2014 Arts Victoria grand for Waverley Woodworker Club's front wall mural painting
2011-2014 Artist in residence Chinese Painting at Korowa Anglican Girls School, Glen Iris, Melbourne
2011 Monash University Club Sculpture Award, Monash University, Caulfield, Melbourne
2010 Artist in residence Chinese Painting at Wesley College Junior School, St Kilda, Melbourne
2008 Chisholm Institute Visual Arts Drawing Award,Victoria
1992 Second Prize Painting Award at VTU Credit Union Art Exhibition at Caulfield Arts Complex Centre

Professional Affiliations

2009 - current Chinese painting teaching at Centre for Adult Education (CAE) Melbourne;

2015 Chinese painting Workshop at Ivanhoe Girls School (year11), Caulfield Grammar School (year 2)
2014 Chinese painting Workshop at Mentone-Mordialloc Art Group, Mentone; Carlton Library
2013 Chinese painting workshop at Language Connection Conference, Sydney Myer Asia Centre, Melbourne University
2013 Chinese painting workshop to students Diploma of Art, Box Hill Institute, Box Hill

2009 - 2012 Chinese Painting demonstration at Doncaster and Templestowe Artist Society;
Whitehorse Arts Association Nunawading; Victoria Artists Society; Heidelberg Artist Society;
Lumina Fibre Arts Gallery; Glen Waverley Chinese New Year Festival;
Chinese Association of Victoria (CAV); Ashburton Community Centre;
workshops at Yarra Winter Art, Carlton Library

1986 - 2006 IT Application Developer and Consultant for Telstra and IBM