Anh-Thuy Nguyen

Name: Anh-Thuy Nguyen

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: 918-343-7581

Title: Assistant Professor

Department: Fine Arts

Office: Baird Hall, Room 217E

Anh-Thuy NguyenAnh-Thuy Nguyen is an Assistant Professor of Photography in the Department of Fine Arts at Rogers State University.

Anh-Thuy Nguyen is a multimedia/transdisciplinary artist, whose work highlights human relationships and cultural conflicts, focusing on food and language.

Nguyen’s work has been exhibited internationally and nationally including Video Holica International Video Art Festival, Varna, Bulgaria (2012), 2nd Montone International Biennial, Italy (2013), Texas Biennial (2011), Arizona Biennial (2013) and Tulsa Biennial (2015).

Her work is currently on view at Amarillo Museum of Art “A Shared Experience”, as part of the VIETNAM exhibition project, inspired by PBS’s recent broadcast “The Vietnam War” by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

Education

M.F.A., Photography/Video
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX (magna cum laude)
2012

B.F.A., Photography
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (magna cum laude)
2010

A.A., Liberal Arts
Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ (magna cum laude)
2008

B.A., Economic Geography
University of Social Sciences & Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
2006

Professional Experience

2013-present
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts – Photography, Department of Fine Arts, Rogers State University
ART 1833 & 2833 – Black & White Photography I & II
ART 3943 & 4243 – Photographic Applications I & II
ART 3883- Digital Color Photography
ART 3910* Special Topic – Art for Social Change
ART 3910* Special Topic – Photography-in-Italy ART 3633- Art Marketing
ART 4513- Art Internship
ART 1033- Art Foundation I ART 1833- Art Appreciation

Scholarships/Grants/Awards

  • 2017:
    • Juror’s Choice Award, Seven-State Biennial Exhibition, University of Sciences & Arts of Oklahoma
    • Faculty Traveling/Training Grant, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK
      (Attending Society for Photographic West/Southwest Regional Conference, Tahoe City, NV)
    • Faculty Travelling Grant, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK
      (Attending 2nd Chiang Mai Photography Festival, Chiang Mai, Thailand)
  • 2016:
    • Research Fellowship, Oklahoma Center for Humanities, University of Tulsa, OK
    • Creative Honorarium, Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa Hardesty Arts Center, Tulsa, OK
    • Faculty Traveling Grant, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK
      (Attending 8th Engaging with Vietnam, University of Hawaii- Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii)
  • 2015:
    • Concept/Focus Honorarium, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, OK
    • Faculty Grant, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK
  • 2014: Faculty Traveling Grant, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK (Attending 9th Encuentro, Montreal, Canada)
  • 2013: Faculty Grant, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK
  • 2012:
    • Transitional Artist Residency Award, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska city, NE
    • Society for Photographic Education (SPE) South Central Student Scholarship
    • Juvenal Reis Fellowship, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

Professional Services

  • 2017-present: Faculty Advisor, Student Art Association, Department of Fine Arts, Rogers State University
  • 2015-present: Member, University Assessment Committee, Rogers State University
  • 2014-present:
    • Member, Scholarly Activities Committee, Rogers State University
    • Member, Performance Art Committee, Living Artspaces, Tulsa
  • 2013-present: Member, Senior Capstone Committee, Rogers State University
  • 2016:
    • Member, BFA Curriculum Committee, Department of Fine Arts, Rogers State University
    • Member, Multi-Caucus Exhibition Committee, Society for Photographic Education, Orlando, FL
  • 2015: Member, Multi-Caucus Exhibition Committee, Society for Photographic Education| Las Vegas, NV Co-organizer: Portfolio Review, Society for Photographic Education South Central, Oklahoma City, OK

Solo/ Duo* Exhibitions/Performances

  • 2017: A Shared Experience *| Amarillo Museum of Art. Curator: Alex Gregory
  • 2016:
    • [In]translation| Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa Hardesty Arts Center, Tulsa, OK
    • Food of MEMORY| Living Arts, Tulsa, OK. Curator: Marianna Pegno
  • 2015: Thuy & Rice| Living Arts, Tulsa, OK
  • 2013:
    • Thuy & Rice Performance| Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
    • Encroaching Space*| Studio ONE A Space for Art and Activism, Tucson, AZ
  • 2012: Anh-Thuy Nguyen: Ghost Towns| Mercantile in conjunction with Mc Kinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

Selected Juried/Curated Exhibitions/Screenings/Performances

  • 2018: Exile: The Land of Non-Belong| California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA. Curator: Camilla Querin (scheduled)
  • 2017:
    • SPE West/Southwest Tahoe CoLab Exhibition| McNamara Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno.
    • Juror: Elizabeth Allen and Hamidah Glasgow
  • 2017:
    • Seven-State Biennial Exhibition| Museum of the Red River, Idabel, OK. Juror: Willliam Cannings (scheduled)
    • Examining Change: A Diverse Examination of North Tulsa| Oklahoma State University-Tulsa, Curator: Steve Liggett
    • Works on Paper| Long Beach Island Foundation, NJ. Juror: Jane Panetta
    • Open Juried Exhibition| Vermont Center for Photography. Juror: Karen Haas
    • 5th International Combined Caucus Exhibition| Society for Photographic Education Conference, Orlando, FL Juror: Renee Cox
    • Collective Experiences| Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Thailand. Curator: Patricia Nuss Bambace
  • 2016:
    • Concept/Focus| The Luminary, St. Louis, MO, Curator: Adam Welch
    • What Keeps You Up At Night?| The Arts at CIIS, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA. Curator: Tomiko Jones, SPEMCC Member
    • La Notte Romantica| Montone, Italy. Juror: Francesco Candelori
    • IDENTITY| Jersey City Theater Center, Jersey City, NJ. Curator: Lucy Rovetto
    • 4th International Combined Caucus Exhibition| Society for Photographic Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Juror: Aline Smithson
  • 2015:
    • Generations: 40 Hues Between Black & White| Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA. Jurors: Dinh Q. Le &  Stephen Anderson
    • Museum as Sanctuary: Perspectives of Resilience| Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ| Collaboration with Tucson Museum of Art’s Educational program and Owl & Panther Oh, Tulsa! Biennial 2015| Living Arts, Tulsa, OK. Juror: Julia Kirt
  • 2014:
    • [In]translation| Lionel Rombach Gallery, the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. Jurors: Marianna Pegno, Traci Quinn
    • Satellite| Zhulong Gallery, Dallas, TX. Juror: Aja Martin
    • Transforming Viewpoint| Pittburg State University, Pittburg, KS. Juror: Steve Liggett
    • SPE Multi Caucus Film Fest 2014| Society for Photographic Education Conference, New Orleans, LA. Juror: Neil Chowdhury
  • 2013:
    • 2nd Biennale Internazionale Borgo di Montone| Montone, Italy. Juror: Mohammad Sazesh Back and Forth: The Art of Postcard Exchange| Southwest University of Visual Arts, Tucson, AZ. Juror: Camden Hardy
    • Arizona Biennial 2013| Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ. Juror: René Paul Barilleaux Post Communique| Dallas[SITES]: Available Space, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX | Collaboration with HOMECOMING! Committee
    • 1st International Combined Caucus Exhibition| Harrington College of Design, Chicago, IL. Jurors: Deborah Bright & Barbara DeGenevieve
  • 2012:
    • Delusion|SPESW Regional Juried Exhibition| The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO. Juror: Jim Robinson
    • VideoHolica 2012 International Video Art Festival| Varna, Bulgaria
    • New Media Festival Los Angeles| Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, LA

Bibliography

  • 2017:
    • SPE West/Southwest Tahoe CoLab Exhibition| Exhibition Catalog
    • 5th International Combined Caucus Exhibition| Society for Photographic Education| Exhibition Catalog
    • Open Juried Exhibition| Vermont Center for Photography| Exhibition Catalog
  • 2016:
    • Krystle Brewer |Review: [In]translation| Art Review Oklohoma, OVAC, 12/2016
    • Rabit Rabit Issue #1| Big Bad Bettie Press
    • Kirsten Olds |Anh-Thuy Nguyen: Citizenship| Concept 2016
    • Renee Montgomery |Concept Focus: Oklahoma Artists| ART Focus Magazine OVAC, 05 & 06/2016
    • 4th International Combined Caucus Exhibition| Society for Photographic Education| Exhibition Catalog
  • 2015:
    • Society for Photographic Education South Central| Conference Catalog
    • Owl & Panther Cultivates Resilience| Southwest Folk Art, 08/2015
    • Kirsten Olds |Anh-Thuy Nguyen: Songs of Rice and Rivers| ART Focus Magazine OVAC, 07 & 08/2015 Rachel Zimmermann |Identity Politics| VASA Journal on Images & Culture, issue # 8, installment 2, 04/2015
  • 2014:
    • Marianna Pegno & Traci Quinn |Reflecting on a Hybridized Museum Practice|
    • Multiculturalism in Art Museum Today, 08/2014
  • 2013:
    • Marianna Pegno & Traci Quinn |Mimicry and the Art Museum| Artunfixed, 08/2013
    • Society for Photographic Education| Conference Catalog
  • 2012:
    • Anh-Thuy Nguyen: Ghost Towns| Dallas Observer, 04/2012
    • Society for Photographic Education| Conference Catalog
    • Experiencing Perspectives 2012-2013, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services| Exhibition Catalog

Presentations/Conferences/Workshops

  • 2017:
    • School of Art, Ball State University| Visiting Artist,  November 15-17 (scheduled)
    • Amarillo Museum of Art| Artist Talk, October 20
    • 108 Contemporary| Guest Artist, Delve| Critical Dialogue, August 8
    • College of Arts & Sciences, University of Tulsa| Guest Lecture, February 22
    • Fine Arts Department, Chiang Mai University| Visiting Artist, Chiang Mai, Thailand, February 2-7
    • Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa, Hardesty Arts Center| Panel Chair, Language: A Window  to Perception, Tulsa, OK, January 21
  • 2016:
    • Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa, Hardesty Arts Center| Presenter, [In]translation, Tulsa, OK, December 15
    • 8th Engaging with Vietnam Conference| Presenter, Anh-Thuy Nguyen: Songs of Rice and Rivers, University of Hawaii- Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 6
  • 2015:
    • Society for Photographic Education South Central Conference| Presenter, Anh-Thuy Nguyen: Songs of Rice and Rivers, Oklahoma City Museum, OKC, OK, September 25
    • Tucson Museum of Art| Guest Artist, Owl & Panther: a project of the Hopi foundation, Tucson, AZ, March 17
  • 2014:
    • Living Arts| Guest Artist, New Art Camp, Tulsa, OK, July 17
    • 9th Encuentro Conference| Artist, Performing Asian/Americas: Converging Movements, Hemispheris Institute, Montreal, Canada, June 22
  • 2013:
    • Pima Community College| Guest Speaker for multiple photography courses, Tucson, AZ , May 07
    • Tucson Jewish Community Center| Panelist, Sanctuary through Partnership: A Collaboration featuring FLIGHT, Tucson, AZ, March 24
    • Loyola University Maryland| Visiting Artist, Baltimore, MD, March 20
    • Society for Photographic Education Conference| Panel Chair, Rethinking Museum & Classroom in Education for 21st Century, Chicago, IL, March 10
    • SkillUSA Arizona-Tucson region| Presenter & Porfolio Reviewer, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ February 01
  • 2012:
    • Nebraska city High School| Visiting Artist, Nebraska city, NE, December 10-14
    • Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts| Artists-in-residence presentation, Nebraska city, NE, December 05 Department of Art, University of Wyoming| Brush Creek Artists- in- residence presentation, Laramie, WY, September 20

Residencies

  • 2012:
    • Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska city, NE Juvenal Reis Studios, Long Island City, NY
    • Brush Creek Foundation for The Arts, Saratoga, WY

Exhibition Curated/ Juried

  • 2017: Co-curated Steeped: The Art of Tea | 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, OK
  • 2016: Juried Rogers State University ’s 2nd Juried Lens-Based Exibition “Moments in Time”, Lyon Gallery, Bartlesville Community Center, Bartlesville , OK
  • 2014: Co-juried [In]translation | Lionel Rombach Gallery, the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Professional Organization(s)

  • Society for Photographic Education, 2010-
  • Postcard Collective, 2012-
  • Oklahoma Visual Art Coalition, 2014-