Nguyễn Đình Đăng
b. 1958, Japan
Nguyễn Đình Đăng, born in Hà Nội, currently resides and works in Japan. There is a rare harmony between arts and science in him: he is a Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Physics working at RIKEN Institute – a leading research institute in Japan, and he is also a well-known artist nationwide and worldwide.
With more than 40 years practicing oil painting, being a member of Vietnam Fine Arts Association and Individual Artists’ Association (Japan), he has participated in major exhibitions and won various prestigious awards such as “Outstanding Rising Artist” (2007) by the Sompo Japan Fine Art Foundation. Moreover, he is a writer and translator of several monographs on arts, music and literature.