Honor and Awards

2012    Hearts in San Francisco, Commissioned by the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation to create a public art piece for the
                    9th Annual Hearts in San Francisco project
             Resident Artist, The District Art Gallery, Tustin, CA
             Guest Speaker, California and Beyond: Conversations with Vietnamese-American Artists, Filmmakers & Writers, Stanford University
                   (Watch Part I and Part II of my presentation)
2011    Resident Artist, Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association, Santa Ana, CA
2010    Winning Artist, Asian Heritage Street Celebration Poster Contest, San Francisco, CA,
                    Artwork displayed on advertisements on MUNI buses (interior and exterior), BART stations, bus stops, and billboards
2008    Honorable Mention, Still Life: Further than Fruits and Flowers, Lauritzen-Rush Gallery, Marco Island, FL
2004    President’s Scholar Award, San Jose State University
2003    Dean’s Scholar Award, San Jose State University
2002    1st Place, 1st Annual Poetry Slam, Wave's Restaurant, San Jose, CA
2001    1st Place, Poets Unite, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1996    3rd Award, Alameda County Fair Art Exhibition, Pleasanton, CA