Mekong Delta artist creates a burning sensation

A rice husk painting by Vo Van Tang. Photo: Thanh Dung Vo Van Tang knows that to leave an indelible mark in the overcrowded art scene, he has to always stay creative, not only with what he paints but also what he paints on. The 74-year-old from the Mekong Delta province of An Giang says he often tries to find inspiration from simple things around him. Tam had some success experimenting with creating artworks from sugar palm leaves, but the unusual material was not very versatile and somehow … [Read more...]

Rice paintings

Paintings made from natural rice are special products of Vietnamese artists. Below are rice-made paintings by sisters Ngoc Quynh and Thuy Vy. Long Ha … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Canadian calligrapher’s works on show

An exhibition by Vietnamese-Canadian calligrapher Truong Chanh Trung will open at the Hotel Equatorial in HCM City's District 5 tomorrow. On display will be water colours painted on rice paper and delicate silk sheets. Trung is a master of calligraphy, an accomplished painter, and a sculptor. He has won several art awards, including the Symposium Tribute to Georgette Pihay Quebec and the Public Fall of the World (Quebec). His sculptures were displayed in parks and other public spaces in … [Read more...]

Painting company releases rice paintings

Quynh Vy Painting Company, which is known for its sand and gemstone paintings, on Tuesday amazed painting lovers by releasing a new product line: paintings made from rice. Quynh Vy Painting Company, which is known for its sand and gemstone paintings, has released a new product line: paintings made from rice Photo: LDThe company said the new products were aimed to promote the values of rice, which is very important in Vietnamese culture. According to the company, it requires many steps to … [Read more...]