Nghia Hiep (b. 1958). After graduating from Hanoi Fine Art Industrial
University in early 80’s, he furthered his education in Russia’s most
prestigious art school, Stroganove. Hiep returned to Hanoi in 1991 with a
Masters of Arts degree and currently lectures at the Hanoi Fine Art
latest work is a series of colorful paintings of landscape inspired by
countryside villages. The morning in the northern mountains and
afternoon in the highland villages, the smoke from peasant kitchens
disappearing into the sunset brings out the content and peace of
villages life. Possessing a style of post- impressionism, Hiep’s
excellent skills are characterized by the use of strong colors are
complemented by the use of thick layers of oil. The end result an
unusual warm, lively and romantic space. Hiep often uses knife
effectively captured with tenderness. Being a landscape painter, Hiep
pays a lot of attention to sunlight which warms the atmosphere of his
paintings as well as creates depth and space. Hiep is talented and
creative artist who successfully depicts the aspects of nature with his
own personal touch.
Born: 1958 in Hanoi
Education from Fine Art Industrial University in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Graduated from Fine Art Industrial University named Stroganove, Moscow, Russian.
Professor of Graphic- design faculty of Hanoi Art Industrial University.
Member of Hanoi Capital Fine Arts Association
Took part in annual exhibition for professors in Hanoi Fine Art Industrial University.
2001: Group exhibition “Reminiscence of Hanoi” at Gallery on Old Bailey- Hong Kong
works are on many private collections in Vietnam and abroad (United
States, Italia, Hong Kong, Brazil, France, and Singapore).