Trang T. Lê

 

 

BORN:         Nha Trang, Vietnam

RESIDES:     Huntington Beach, California

 

EDUCATION:

 

2006    M.F.A. Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California

2003    B.A. Art, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, California

1996    B.S. Anthropology, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, California

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

 

2016     In Transition, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2016    111,978 and Threads, 101 California Street, San Francisco, California

2015    Threads II, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2013    Quiet Thoughts, Art Space Vincennes, Vincennes, Indiana

2013    Threads, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California      

2011    Two Lovers, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2011    111,978, Vincent Price Museum, Monterey Park, California

2009    Mesopotamia, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2008    Hanging Tree, site-specific installation, Pasadena, California

2006    Limitless, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California

2003    Jeff and Mike, Student Art Gallery, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, California

             Clouds, video editing by Laura Resheske, Student Art Gallery, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, California

2002    Children of War, visual assistance by Albert Aguirre and audio by Vuslat Demirkoparan,

              Division 9 Art Gallery, Life Art Center, Riverside, California

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2018    5th Year Anniversary, Art Space Vincennes, Vincennes, Indianna

2015    Esseance, The Artists' House, Tel Aviv, 9 Alcharizi St., Israel

2015    Abstraction Mystique (Threads I), Kellogg University of Art Gallery, Pomona, California

2014    Attunement, Armory Center For the Arts, Pasadena, California

             Holiday Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2013    AAXV, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

             Hero. e.s/HER open eyes, Metahouse-German Cambodian Cultural Center, Phnon Penh, Cambodia

             Women’s Exhibition, Lotus Gallery, Battambang, Cambodia

             Hybrid Globalization, Hancock University Art and Design Center, Long Beach, California

2012    True Blue, Sangria Gallery, Lake Balboa, California

             Small Works, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2011    Entering Abstraction, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2011    Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2010    For Roland, Bunny Gunner Art Gallery, Pomona, California           

2009    Four Elements, Spezzano Art Gallery, Long Beach, California

             The DepARTure, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California

             City Reconsider, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California

             White, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2008    Crossroads, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2006    We Exchange, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Super  Sonic, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, California

2005    Out of Context, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California

             Reheated, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California

             Fresh, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California

2004    Jeff and Mike, Vien Dong, Westminster, California

2003    Riverside County Artscape, Riverside County Administrative Center Building, Riverside, California

             33*N 117*W Coordinates, Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, California

            The Wedding, Division 9 Art Gallery, Life Art Center, Riverside, California  

             Dance with Me, I’ll Be Okay, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California   

             Ann and Ricardo, R.C.A.A. Arts Center, Riverside, California

 

PANELS AND LECTURES

 

2016    Juror of Cal Poly State University Art Competition, Pomona, California

2013    Quiet Thoughts, Vincennes University, Vincennes, Indiana

2011    111,978, Vincent Price Museum, Monterey Park, California

2005    Out of Context, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2015    Christopher Michno: "Critic's Picks: Los Angeles" Art Ltd. Magazine, Jan/Feb 2015

2013    Meher Mcathur: “Trang T. Lê’s Unraveling Emotional Threads”, KCET Artbound, Oct. 9

             Andrew Jendrzejewski, “Quiet Thoughts: The Painting of Trang T. Lê”, Blurb publishing, 2013, Catalogue.

2012    Hybrid Globalization Art Show 2013, Catalogue.

             Korea ARTVENT_Magazine ART, 2013

             Peter Frank, Huffington Post Arts, “Haiku Reviews” January 6.

2011    Nguy Vu, Little Saigon TV 44.4, interview aired September 22-24.

             Carol Chech, “Chain Letter at Shoshana Wayne Gallery: Artmaggeddon”, LA Weekly, July 25.

             Christopher Knight, “Chain Letter at Shoshana Wayne Gallery”, Los Angeles Times, August 4.

              Lisa Adams, “Chain Letter: A Group Exhibition Featuring 1600 Artists Factor Fiction?” Huffington Post Arts, September 16.  

              Edward Goldman: “The Road to Art Hell Is paved with Good Intention”, KCRW radio, August 2.

 2010    Hyesook Park, “111,895” LA Korean Times, October 2010.

 2009    Holly Myers, “Mesopotamia at Ruth Bachofner Gallery” Los Angeles Times, July 17.

              Diane Sippl, “Mesopotamia”: Bringing the Visible to Light – www.kinoCalifornialiforniaviar.com/mesopotamia.php

              Anna Meliksetian, “Mesopotamia” Art ltd Magazine, July/August

              Radio Saigon Houston KREH 900 A.M., interviewed by Tran Vuong aired September 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

              VSTV-TV, “Minimalism”, interviewed by Nguyen Viet Hung, aired April 22 at 7:00-7:30 p.m. (part 1), April 29 at 7:00-7:30 p.m. (part 2)

              Baker Candice, “Art Exhibition Features Aspects of the City”, Huntington Beach Independent, March.

              The Magazine – Los Angeles: Huntington Beach Art Center “City Reconsider.”

2008     Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa and the City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs, “Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month”,                     Catalogue, 2008.

2005    KOCE-TV, Real Orange, interview aired July 26 at 6:30 p.m.

             Saigon TV, KXLA, On the Set, interview aired Saturday, July 23, at 6:00 p.m.

             Anh, Thu. “VN-US Contemporary Art to Show in California”, Vietnam Net online,

              June 8.

              Brooks, Dave. “Art for Art’s Sake”, Huntington Beach Independent, June 23.

             Chang, Richard.  “Vietnam through Other Eyes”, The Orange County Register

             “California Gets a Dose of Vietnamese Art”, Vietnam News online, June 9.

              Willette, Dr. Jeanne S.  “After the ‘American War’:  Post-Vietnamese Art”, Out of Context, Catalogue, June 11 - August 7.

2004     Jacquie, Paul.  “Art by the People for the People”, Lucida Grande 2002                 

2002     Cline, Mary Alice. “Show Waves with Patriotism:  Riverside Exhibit Focuses on the Terrible Events of Sept. 11”, The Press Enterprise,                         February 9.

              Lopez, Consuelo.  “The Sounds of Children:  UC Riverside Students Use Mixed Media to

              Show the Effects of War”, The Press Enterprise, June 1.

 

FELLOWSHIP:

 

2005    Claremont Graduate University, M.F.A. Fellowship

 

TEACHING:

 

2008-2010      Huntington Beach Art Center and Stanford Academy, Instructor 

2008-20010    Stanford

2003–2007     Riverside Arts Council, Instructor

2001                Millard Sheets Gallery, Instructor

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:

Ms. Staci Friesel, California

Mr. & Mrs. Phong and Kieu Doan: San Clemente, California

Mr. & Mrs. Andrew and Nicole Doan: Danville, California

Mr. & Mrs. Robert and Cindy Wang

Mr. & Ms. Enzo Der Boghossion & Dawn Sestito: Santa Monica, California

Ms. Alison Temple: Los Angeles, California

Mr. Jonathan Dreaden: Irvine, California

Mrs. Anne Walton Kroenke, England

Mr. & Mrs. Amy and David Montalba

Mrs. Tang: Las Vegas, Nevada

Mrs. & Mrs. William and Kendra Gelner: Los Angeles, California

Mrs. Lisa Kieu and Tony Alkin: San Francisco, California

Dr. Richard Warburg: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Mrs. Tina Phipps and Barbara Rice, Pennsylvania

Mr. John Mulroony: Washington, Indiana

Mrs. Diana TroupPleva: Manhattan Beach, California

Ms. Allison Harding: Long Beach, California

Mr. David Dorff: Huntington Beach, California

Mr. & Mrs. Anke Hamalian: Sierra Madre, California

Mr. & Mrs. Marco Arrigoni: San Jose, California

Mr. & Mrs. Frank Contrarez: Chino, California

Mr. & Mrs. Louis Dennis:Huntington Beach, California

Dr. Canai Nguyen: Huntington Beach, California

Dr. Hao Cao: Tustin, California

Dr. John L'Ecuyer: Kansas City, Missouri

Dr. & Mrs. Tuan and Ann Nguyen: Huntington Beach, California

Ms. Darlene DeAngelo: Claremont, California

Mrs. Beth Gates: Portland, Oregon

Mr. David Hsu: Las Vegas, Nevada

Princess Riyadh: Saudi Arabia

Mr.&Mrs. Per Welinder: Huntington Beach, California

Ms. Myra Greenspun: Henderson, Nevada

Ms. Meagan Nye: San Francisco, California

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Global Energy Company, San Ramon, California

InterContinental Hotel, San Diego, California

Echo Peek, Nevada

Four Seasons: Lanai, Hawaii

Loew's Hotel, Santa Monica, California

Hanks & Green Valley Ranch, Henderson, Nevada

Red Rock Resort: Las Vegas, Nevada

Graton Resort: Sonoma, California

Hewlett Packard Head Quarters:Palo Alto, California

Franklin Company: Los Angeles, California

Q-xence Engineering Firm:Huntington Beach, California

 

 

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