Massachusetts
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
Ngoc-Tran Vu

Ngoc-Tran Vu identifies as a 1.5 generation Vietnamese American transnational and multimedia artist, organizer and healer.  She was born in Saigon, Vietnam and raised in the Dorchester and South Boston working-class neighborhoods of Massachusetts.  Tran received her MA in Arts and Politics at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and her BA in Ethnic Studies and Visual Arts at Brown University. Tran is currently based in Boston. 

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I Have Worked With

  • January 2017
  • October 2014

    ExpressingBoston Public Arts Fellowship

  • September 2014

    Coordinated a national oral history project titled The First Days Story Project (www.pbs.org/firstdays)

  • Artist

Contact Information

First Name: 
Ngoc-Tran
Job Title/Position: 
Multimedia artist and organizer
Physical Address: 
Orchardfield Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
Last Name: 
Vu

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Multi-Disciplinary
Additional Disciplines: 
Humanities - Cultural Heritage
Media - Radio
Visual/Crafts - Mixed Media
Visual/Crafts - Painting
Visual/Crafts - Photography
Visual/Crafts - Sculpture
Populations Served: 
Elders
Families
General Public
Immigrant Populations
Nonprofits
Teens
Languages Available: 
Vietnamese
Institution/Business Type: 
Artists (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts for Social Change / Creative Activism
Community Arts
Exhibitions
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Residency - Community
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
County
National
International

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Education: 
MA in Arts Politics, NYU Tisch School of the Arts
BA in Ethnic Studies & Visual Arts, Brown University
Awards: 
NYU’s Global Institute for Advanced Study Critical Collaborations Fellow (2016-Present)
Black Rock Arts Foundations’ Civic Arts Grant (2016)
ExpressingBoston Public Art Fellow (2014-15)
NYU Tisch Arts & Public Policy Grant (2013)
Imaging America Joy of Giving Award (2013)
Gates Millennium Scholar and Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund Alum (2006-Present)
Creative City Grantee/Alum Network