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Artist Name

Chau Huyen Thai Le

Hometown: Hanoi

Based in: Hanoi

With an academic background in International Communication and Diplomacy from Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and no formal art training whatsoever, Chau Le Thai Huyen is not your average artist in more ways than one. Equipped with nothing more than an iPad Pro, Apple Pencil and Sketchbook, this emerging digital painter who was born and raised in Hanoi describes her style as “impulsive and like a naive child with contrasting and harmonious colors and bold composition.” Her subject matter is intimate with her works seen as a raw reflection of her journey through the different stages of growth and emotions felt within scenes of her everyday life as a citizen of Vietnam.

Though only a few years into her journey as an artist, Chau Le has already been making colorful waves both inside Vietnam and abroad. Her artwork has been shown in group exhibitions in Tokyo, Seoul, London and Milan, and was recently featured on Artcast for streaming service.

 



More About Chau Huyen Thai Le

Question IconWhat inspires you?

When I was much younger, I was asked by my teacher that who I want to become in the future. My answer was:"I want to be happy." I want to be remembered as a girl who always smile, who can lighten up your smile even if she can not lighten her own.

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

It happens differently every time. It is so unpredictable and that is what I love most about making art.

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

Intimate, vivid and healing

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

Matisse, David Hockney and Maud Lewis

Question IconWhat is the most important tool when creating your work?

Be true and honest to what I feel. You can never lie while creating pieces.

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

"Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is." - Jackson Pollock -


Collections Featuring Chau Huyen Thai Le

3 Collections

Pint-Sized Prints

Pint-Sized Prints

44 Artists, 62 Products

Last updated: March 15, 2023

Bright and Beautiful

Bright and Beautiful

50 Artists, 62 Products

Last updated: November 16, 2022

New In Artworks: May 2022

New In Artworks: May 2022

50 Artists, 52 Products

Last updated: June 28, 2022


Credentials

Exhibitions

(Un) Fair Milano

Italy, 2022

Realism

United Kingdom, 2021

Color 2020

South Korea, 2020

Shibuya Station Exhibition

Japan, 2019