Artist Chau Huynh was born in Ha Noi, Vietnam in 1971. Her works are mixture of paintings, large scale paper collages, fabric works and book making. As conceptual artist, Chau treats art as an expressive and nonverbal approach to heal one’s unspoken and invisible wounds both physically and mentally.
She earned her MFA at University of Davis, California in 2008. She was recipient of Robert and Coleen’s Haas Scholarship at UC Berkeley 2006 and Joan Mitchell MFA Grand Reward 2008 at UC Davis for her art practice.
She had her solo at Worth Rider gallery, UC Berkeley Art department, Tobya gallery in Seattle, group shows in California, Chicago and New York. Her important works were researched and reflected in the book Transnationalizing Viet Nam: Community, Culture, and Politics in the Diaspora, 2012 by Kieu-linh Caroline Valverde.
Beside her art practice, Chau also works as art therapist and social worker. She has been co-running an art group and co-curating art show that focused on expressive art for healing for people who live with mental illness.
She lives and works in Seattle, U.S