Quoctrung Kenny Nguyen was born and raised in South Vietnam. In 2007, he went to Vietnam National University of Art and Architecture for BFA in Fashion Design. In 2015, he earned a BFA degree in painting at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States. Nguyen’s artwork often draws on the elements of personal experiences to explore identity and cultural displacement. Nguyen has exhibited his works in many group exhibitions and solo exhibitions in the U.S and aboard including Japan and South Korea. In 2016, Nguyen received an Excellence Award for his painting exhibited in Asia Contemporary Young Artist Award Exhibition at Sejong Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea. In 2017, Nguyen is one of ten Vietnamese American artists was chosen to exhibit his works at Rayburn Office House Building, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. In 2018, Nguyen’s Solo Exhibition titled ‘The Indescribable Fears’ was exhibited at Czong Institute for Contemporary Art Museum, South Korea. Nguyen also receives an Artist Residency Fellowship from Vermont Studio Center. Kenny Nguyen lives and works in Charlotte, North Carolina.