Contemporary Vietnamese Artists
Armory Center for the Arts
145 N. Raymond Ave.
Pasadena, CA | View Map
April 11 – June 6, 2010
Opening: Saturday, April 10th, 7-9pm
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, Noon-5pm
Curators: Sinead Finnerty-Pyne and Ashley McLean Emenegger
Opening Saturday, April 10, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Armory Center for the Arts will present Ascending Dragon: Contemporary Vietnamese Artists, a group exhibition featuring the artwork of Vietnamese-born or –based artists, and artists of Vietnamese descent living and working in the United States. The exhibition will be on view in the Armory’s Mezzanine Gallery through June 13. Exhibiting artists include Tiffany Chung, Vu Dan Tan, Phung Huynh, Pipo Nguyen-duy, Christine Nguyen, and Tam Van Tran
This exhibition explores a variety of themes and subject matter, at times reflecting the immigrant experience and convergence of Eastern and Western ideology both in the US and Vietnam. This exhibition is co-curated by Sinead Finnerty-Pyne and Ashley McLean Emenegger.
Ascending Dragon: Contemporary Vietnamese Artists is held in conjunction with U.S. State Department sponsored Ascending Dragon Music Festival and Cultural Exchange, the largest cultural exchange between the United States and Vietnam. Including Vietnamese and American composers and musicians, the music festival will present public concerts in Vietnam in honor of the 1000th anniversary of the city of Hanoi, followed by a companion concert series in Southern California, hosted by Southwest Chamber Music. This exhibition offers an additional opportunity to explore the arts of Vietnam