1948 Born in Bac Ninh Province. Began painting from the age of 7. With the painting ‘A big Cock’ won the gold prize in the International children’s painting competition
1960 Entered Hanoi Fine Art College, Hanoi
1973, 1976 and 1980 Group exhibition, Exhibition House, Hanoi,Vietnam.
1980, 1984, 1988 Awarded 1st class prize for illustrations by Van Nghe Magazine
1985 National Fine Art Exhibition, Hanoi,Vietnam.
1987 Group exhibition, Hanoi painter’s, Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam
1988 Group exhibition, Hanoi painter’s, Fine Art Museum, Hanoi,Vietnam.
1994 Group exhibition,China.
Group exhibition, Asian Art, Hong Kong.
2nd prize, National Graphics, Vietnam Plastic Arts Association
1995 Solo exhibition, Red River Gallery,Hanoi,Vietnam
Group exhibition Vietnam Contempany Art, Royal College of Art in London, England.
Group exhibition, Vietnam Open, Scandinavian Center Arthus,Copenhagen
Group exhibition Yokohama Post Side Gallery,Yokohama,Japan.
1996 Group exhibition, Seoul, South Korea
1997 A new morning, Hanoi Fine Art College
1998 With Heart & Soul & Mind New World Arts Centrer (So Ho) New York. U.S.A.
Five contemporary Vietnamese Painter, Vinh Loi Gallery, HCM City
1999 Exhibition of International,Korea
A Celebration of Life -London,England.
Two contemporary Artists inVietnam, Tatkamatsu and Kioto-Japan.
Thanh Chuong’s Lacquer painting Gallery Art U -Osahaka-Japan.
1973 3rd class prize at the Hanoi Fine Arts Exhibition
1974 Copper Medal prize of International Graphics in Czechoslovakia Exhibition of Illustrations for Publications inHanoi
1975 to present Working for Van Nghe – The Literature and Art weekly magazine