"I paint what I feel strongly about. My mottos are: 'Less is more' (Anonymous), 'It takes a long time to become young.' (Picasso) and 'Do ordinary things with extraordinary love.' (Mother Theresa) ."
Born in Vietnam and living in the USA, John Trinh graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. While studying at the Art Center, he won "Artist of Distinction” award from the National Alliance for Excellence in New York. Since graduation, he has worked for major companies in the field of art and design such as Mattel, as a Senior Visual Designer, and Disney as a Digital Artist. Trinh's work was featured in International Contemporary Masters art books (2010 and 2011) and has two paintings as a part of the permanent collection of the Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art, Las Vegas. Most recently, he received the Circle Foundation of the Arts Excellence Award and was chosen as one of the 16 Artists To Know in 2019 by Art Patron magazine (California). John Trinh has produced and directed an award-winning documentary titled "Agent Orange: 30 Years Later."
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