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Biography

Trung

TRUNG PHAM, MFA

EDUCATION

Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, CA, 2012

Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, CA, 2011

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2006

Drawing & Painting with a secondary field in Sculpture

Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2000-2003, Philosophy

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2001-2003 Studio Art

University of California Los Angeles, 2000, Chemical Engineering.

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIP

The People’s Choice Award, "Chair 1" White River Valley Museum, WA

Grace and Walter Byron Smith Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

GRANTS

Community Art Project, Redmond Arts Festival, WA

The Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture Faculty Research Grants, Seattle University, WA

The Endowed Mission Fund for Advancing the Jesuit and Catholic Mission, Seattle University, WA

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

Grunewald Guild, Leavenworth, WA

Fuller Theological Institute, Seattle, WA

SOLO EXIBITIONS

"Rupture Wonder" Art Space Vincennes LLC, Vincennes, IN.

"Imprint of Mercy" St. James Cathedral, Seattle, WA

"Wound" Fuller Institute Gallery, Seattle, WA

"Cityscape" VALA Art Center, Redmond Town Center, WA

"Loi Ru" Catholic Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

"Crack" Kinsey Gallery, Seattle University, Seattle, WA

"Mother" Asian Pacific Heritage Gallery, Seattle, WA

GROUP EXIBITIONS

"On Capturing Transient Bodies" Artwest Gallery, Seattle, WA

"Healing Through Art: A Collaborative Exhibition" Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

"VALA Springtime Show" VALA Art Center, Redmond Town Center, WA

"2015 Small Works, Big Presents" White River Valley Museum, Auburn, WA

"Faculty Show" Kinsey Gallery, Seattle University, WA

"VALA Springtime Show" VALA Art Center, Redmond Town Center, WA.

"Pop-Up Exhibition" Yorck Studios, Berlin, Germany

"Wonder" The Golden Thread Gallery, West Hartford, CT

"Interactive" VALA Art Center, Redmond Town Center, Redmond, WA

"2014 Small Works, Big Presents" White River Valley Museum, Auburn, WA

"The Seattle Sketchbook Show" Gage Academy, Seattle, WA

"Spiritual Practice: Meditation on Faith" Manresa Gallery, University of San Francisco, CA

"2013 Small Works, Big Presents" White River Valley Museum, Auburn, WA

"Creation" St. James Cathedral Chapel, Seattle, WA

"East Side Fine Art Abstract Show" Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA

"Faculty Show" Kinsey Gallery, Seattle University, WA

WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES

"What’s New in the Arts?" The Alumni Seminar Series Spring 2015, Seattle University, WA

"The Ultimate Meaning of Extreme Beauty" Ultimate Reality and Meaning Biennial 2015, University of Toronto, Canada

"Extreme Beauty: Experiencing God Through Art" Crossroad Lecture Series, Portland, OR

"Power of Hybridity" UNAVSA-12 Conference (The Union of North American Vietnamese Student Associations), Seattle, WA

Fifth International Conference on the Image, "Original Artwork in the Digital Era" Freie Universitat, Berlin, Germany

(trans)FORMATION Worship Conference, "Transforming Beauty" The Arts and The Renewal of Christian Imagination, Fuller College, Seattle, WA

Colleagues in Jesuit Education, An Approach to Visual Art at Seattle University, "Extreme Beauty" Seattle, WA

The International Conference of social Theory, Politics and the Arts (STP&A Conference), "Original Artwork in the Digital Era" Seattle, WA

Artist’s Discussion: “Spiritual Practice: Meditations on Faith,” University of San Francisco, CA

PUBLICATION

"The Chapel of St. Ignatius, Seattle University: A Gathering of Different Lights", Sculpture Review, Winter 13 vol. LXII No.4, 2014

WORKS IN EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

"Spiritual Practices: Meditations on Faith, The Manresa Gallery", San Francisco, CA

"Creation, An Exhibit in the Cathedral Chapel", April-June 2013, St. James Cathedral, Seattle, WA

"CoCa Collision, Center on Contemporary Art", Seattle Georgetown Gallery, Seattle Design Center, WA

"Who Are You? 2014 CoCA Members’ Show", Seattle Georgetown Gallery, Seattle Design Center, WA.

REVIEWS AND WORK MENTIONED (PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA)

Klaas, Mark. "Priest, Teacher and Artist Shape Winning Entry", Auburn-Reporter, Dec 17, 2015

Beckmann, Annie. "Sacred Sculptures", The Commons, Seattle University online publication, May 15, 2013

Hanvey, James. "The Re-Composition of Place: Theological Reflections on Spiritual Practices", News of University of San Francisco, February 14, 2013

Sindelar, Becky. "Spiritual Practices: Art Exhibit Showcases Works of Four Jesuit Artists", National Jesuit News, April 10, 2013

News & Events

Trung

UPCOMING EVENTS

"Healing Through Art"

January 29th - July 30th, 2015

Thursday January 29th, 2015 @5pm-7pm

Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University

350 Dr Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Newark, New Jersey, 07102

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On Capturing Transient Body

January 15th - March 7th, 2015

Thursday February 26, 2015 @6pm-9pm

ArtWest Gallery

4711 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116

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"Springtime"

March 4th - April 11th, 2015

Friday March 6, 2015 @6pm

VALA Art Center

16409 NE 74th St, Redmond, WA 98052

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Contact

Trung Pham, MFA

924 E Cherry Street

Seattle, WA 98122 phamtr@seattleu.edu Phone: 206-296-5598 www.trung-pham.com