Viet Ha Tran

Viet Ha Tran

Madrid, Madrid, Spain

About Viet Ha Tran

Recently commissioned by Louis Vuitton Paris for a large abstract painting, Madrid-based Vietnamese artist Viet Ha Tran is an internationally known fine art photographer and multi-disciplinary artist whose name is officially listed in the art market Artprice (Paris) since 2015 and published in over 120 newspapers and magazines around the world.

Viet Ha started her artistic career in 2013 with fine art photography then in 2018 with abstract paintings. She is represented by a number of galleries from Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, Paris to Tel Aviv, Cape Town, Los Angeles, Pennsylvania, Beijing, Bangkok, New Delhi. Her works have appeared in physical public auctions of Durán Arte & Subastas (Spanish No.1 auction house) alongside works by Picasso, Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, Banksy and Andy Warhol. Her photos have been exhibited on the fleet of eight premium vessels of the Holland America Line that travel around the world, represented by her gallery Artlink based in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Former Director of Admissions for Finance Master Programs at prestigious IE University (Madrid, Spain) during 2009-2020, Viet Ha also worked as Exhibition Manager at IE and Jury Member of IE Foundation Prizes in the Humanities IE University from 2016-2020. She worked in banking, market intelligence, business development, finance education, and government relations in Japan, Singapore, Vietnam and Spain for over 15 years. In 2020 she left the corporate world to pursue her artistic dreams as a full time career.

Viet Ha was nominated 200 Influential Vietnam Global Leaders in 2019 by the Vietnam Embassy in Spain and Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Her art market value has more than tripled in the past three years. 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS IN THE LAST 3 YEARS: 

- Galería Materna y Herencia, Madrid
- The Convent of Santa Cruz la Real, Segovia, Spain
- Durán Auction House, Madrid 
- La Cárcel Cultural Center, Segovia, Spain
- IE University, Madrid, Spain
- Vietnam Embassy in Spain

Group exhibitions include: Medinaceli Palace (Spain), Galerie Thorigny (Paris), Barnard Gallery (Cape Town, South Africa) and The Great Banyan Art (New Delhi).

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES:

JURY:
– Exhibition Manager and Curator, Exhibition “Women and Culture”, IE University (Campus in Madrid and Segovia), Feb – Mar 2020
– IE Foundation Prizes in the Humanities 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, IE University, Spain

ART SPEAKER:
– Communication Platforms in the art market, The Art Market Agency, Oct 2018
– Arte Online Madrid, The Art Market Agency, Oct 2017
– Technology and the art market, IE Business School, 2016

PRESS & PUBLICATION: 

NATIONAL NEWS
El Economista
Expansión
El Adelantado
La Vanguardia
El Confidencial
The Diplomat in Spain
International Women’s Forum Spain
Vietnam News 
Vietnam Television
Vietnam BusinessWoman
VN Express Vietnam
The Times of India
The Hindu
The Statesman
Dan Tri Vietnam 

ART MAGAZINES & ACADEMIC PAPERS
IE University
Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Widewalls
Arteinformado
Aesthetica Magazine
Durán Auction House
Setdart Auction House
Photography MasterClass
Visual Artistry Magazine
Dark Beauty Magazine
La Ventana de Arte

FASHION & LIFESTYLE MAGAZINES
Vogue Italia
Vogue Talents
Vanity Fair France
Harper's Bazaar Vietnam
Solis Magazine New York
The FG Magazine Paris
The Luxury Chronicle
Lifestyle Vietnam
Showbiz Vietnam

Education

Interview (in Spanish) https://theartmarket.es/entrevista-profesionales-del-arte-viet-ha-tran/

- Prado Museum (Madrid, Spain): Renaissance & Baroque Arts

- European Cultural Academy (Venice, Italy): The Art Market

- EFTI Cinema and Photography Center (Madrid, Spain)

- IE Business School (Spain): Master in Marketing Management

- Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Japan): Bachelor of Business Administration

- Vietnam National University: Bachelor of Anglo-Saxon and American Languages and Cultures

Events

COMMISSIONED BY:

- Louis Vuitton France, August 2020: Acrylic Painting "Red Corals"
- Vogue Italia Talents Shooting, April 2014: fashion editorial photography shooting "The Return of Romanticism"

RECOGNITION:

200 Most Influential Vietnamese - Vietnam Global Leaders Forum 2019 Paris, nominated by Vietnamese Government and Vietnam Embassy in Spain

JURY:

Exhibition Manager and Curator, Exhibition "Women and Culture", IE University (Campus in Madrid and Segovia), Feb - Mar 2020

IE Foundation Prizes in the Humanities 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, IE University, Spain
https://www.ie.edu/prizes-humanities/

PUBLIC SPEAKER ON THE ART MARKET:

-Communication Platforms in the art market, The Art Market Agency, Oct 2018
-Arte Online Madrid, The Art Market Agency, Oct 2017
- Technology and the art market, IE Business School, 2016

https://theartmarket.es/confirmaciones-arte-online-madrid-viet-ha-tran/
https://humanities.blogs.ie.edu/2015/01/conversation-on-how-technology-is-redefining-the-art-world.html

PUBLICATIONS AND FEATURES:

Expansión (Spanish national news)
El Economista (The Economist, Spain)
Saatchi Gallery London
Vogue Italia
Vogue Talents
Vanity Fair France
Harper's Bazaar Vietnam
The Hindu
The Times of India
Condé Nast Traveler China
Saatchi Gallery London
Christie´s Hong Kong
Brighton Photo Biennial
Vietnam News
CNBC Media
Vietnam Daily News
Widewalls
Mail Today
Cambodian Times
The Statesman
Art + Commerce New York, global largest photo agency
Artprice - world´s leading art market information
Aesthetica Magazine
The Luxury Chronicle
The Asian Age India
Showbiz Vietnam
Culture World Vietnam

SOME EXCLUSIVE ARTICLES/INTERVIEWS:

The Fashion Globe: http://www.thefashionglobe.com/viet-ha-tran

Aesthetica Magazine: http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/449422-2/

Vogue Italia: http://www.vogue.it/en/talents/talents-shooting/2014/05/the-return-of-romanticism

Vietnam News:

http://vietnamnews.vn/life-style/279229/madrid-based-vietnamese-photographer-releases-new-collection.html

http://vietnamnews.vn/sunday/features/253031/photographer-takes-turn-in-the-spotlight.html

PUBLICATION ON VOGUE ITALY: http://www.vogue.it/photovogue/portfolio/?id=33068

Exhibitions

- Sep 2020 - Group Exhibition "Hopes and Dreams" at Barnard Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

- Mar 2020 - April 2020 - Solo Exhibition "I FEMME" at IE Library, IE University, Campuses in Madrid and Segovia, Spain

- Sep - Nov 2019 - Solo Exhibition "Wall of Nature" at La Real Casa de Moneda (Royal Mint Palace), Segovia, Spain

- July 2018 - Solo Exhibition "Dreams of Ophelia" at Galeria Materna & Herencia, Madrid, Spain

- May 2018 - Solo Exhibition & Auction "IFEMME" at Vietnamese Embassy in Madrid, directed by Durán Auction House.

- March-April 2018 - Solo Exhibition "I FEMME" at La Real Casa de la Moneda (Royal Mint Palace), Segovia, Spain

- March 2018 - Exhibition "I FEMME" at the cultural gathering "Women who Change the World", La CARCEL, Segovia, Spain

- Solo Exhibition "I FEMME" at IE Business School, Nov-Dec 2017 (www.ifemme.org)

- First public auction at No.1 Spanish auction house - Duran Arte & Subastas, Nov 2017

- Speech at Arte Online Madrid, The Art Market Agency, Oct 2017

- Collective Exhibition "Femmes capitales" (Capital Women) at Galerie de Thorigny, Paris, Jan-Feb 2017

- Christmas Art Auction, Dec 15, 2016 Galeria Gaudi, Madrid

- Online auction, Oct-Dec, 2016 Setdart Auction House, Barcelona

- Collective Exhibition, Galería Gaudi, Madrid, Nov-Dec 2016

- Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Oct 27th-30th, 2016, represented by Galería Gaudí (Madrid).

- Featured in the Spring Catalog & multiple curated collections of Saatchi Art since 2015.

- Collective Exhibition "The Tales of Art" by Great Banyan Art, at Ojas Art Gallery, New Delhi, India, March-April 2016.

- Artist of the Day, Saatchi Art Feb 2016.

- Featured in various curated collections of Saatchi Art's Chief Curator Rebecca Wilson "New this Week 04.01.2016", "New Photography", and other Saatchi collections "Impressionism", "Art for above the Mantlepiece", "Photography" etc.

- Collective Exhibition "Art and Artist", gallery Espacio Cultural Abierto, Sep 2015, Madrid, Spain

- Collective Exhibition at Medinacelli Palace, DeArte Foundation, May 2015, Spain

- Collective Exhibition "Self-portraits from here till elsewhere", organized by DansMonLabo, Paris, December 2014

- Collective Exhibition, Galerie Sophie Lanoe, Paris, November 2014

- Digital Exhibition "Night Contact" at Brighton Photo Biennial UK, October 2014

- Saatchi Gallery London, 2nd floor, Photo exhibition on Screen, August 7, 2014 -present

AWARDS:

- Fine Art Nominee, Fine Art International Awards 2019
- Finalist, Siena International Photography Awards 2019, Italy
- Winner, Photography Category, Artslant 5th Contest, USA
- Honorable Mention, Fine Art People, International Photography Awards 2013, September 2013, Los Angeles, USA
- Honorable Mention, Fine Art Nudes, International Photography Awards, September 2013, Los Angeles, USA
- Semifinalist, National Digital Photography Contest Canson Infinity,Spain, April 2013