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NGUYEN PERFORMING TAROT READINGS AS SOCIAL ART AT FAME IN EAST SIDE SAN JOSÉ ( PHOTO: ROGELIO SWOOSH BARRERA )

NGUYEN PERFORMING TAROT READINGS AS SOCIAL ART AT FAME IN EAST SIDE SAN JOSÉ ( PHOTO: ROGELIO SWOOSH BARRERA )

 

BORN

San José, CA

 

EDUCATION

2017  -  Urban Innovation Class XL, American Leadership Forum   |  SJ / CA
2016  -  California Presenters' All California Leadership Program   |  CA
2016  -  Accelerate San Jose Boot Camp Intensive, CCI   |  SJ / CA
2014  -  Class 7, Multicultural Arts Leadership Institute (MALI)   |  SJ / CA
2013+  -  California Brazil Camp   |  Cazadero, CA
2012+  -  School of Arts and Culture   |  SJ / CA
2012  -  Bachelors of Science, Advertising, Creative; Graphic Design |  SJSU / SJ / CA

 
 

EVENTS +
PRODUCTION

????  -  “Project Japan”    [ tba ]
2019  -  4th Annual Sonido Clash Music Fest    [ pre-production ]
2019  -  Sonido Clash Stage at SJZ Summer Fest, (curated by Sonido Clash), San Jose Jazz
2019  -  Flicks & Grooves, (curated by), produced by Giant Creative Services     [ in production ]
2019  -  DYKSJ: Flea Market, Sonido Clash, San Jose Jazz, SJZ Boom Box Stage     [ in production ]
2019  -  DYKSJ: Sonido Clash, (curated by), San Jose Jazz, SJZ Boom Box Stage     [ in production ]
2019  -  Sonido Clash presents: Selenabration Bidi Bidi Brunch Brunch, Garden at the Flea Grand Opening
2019  -  Sonido Clash presents: Selenabration Day Party, Garden at the Flea Grand Opening
2019  -  Selenabration Oakland Edition, Sonido Clash
2019  -  5th Annual Selenabration SJ, Sonido Clash
2019  -  Sonido Clash Tianguis
2019  -  Lunar X: Lunar New Year Art Exhibition [ Exhibition 2/4/19 - 3/31/19 ]
2018  -  PedsCount! 2018 Summit, Walk San Jose + California Walks
2018  -  3rd Annual Sonido Clash Music Fest
2018  -  Mini Pop-Up Art Party, in collaboration w/ Patty Botello
2018  -  The Anatomy of Core Objects: Piñata Sculpture Exhibition, Fuzzy Lollipop
2018  -  Selenabration Oakland, Sonido Clash
2018  -  4th Annaul Selenabration SJ, Sonido Clash
2018  -  International Womyn's Day - South Bay
2018  -  Lunar X: Lunar New Year Art Exhibition
2018  -  Soundscaping SJMA, curation for SJMADE
2017  -  POW! WOW! San Jose
2017  -  All-Womxn's Showcase, co-produced w/ Lorde + Grayson
2017  -  2nd Annual Sonido Clash Music Fest
2017  -  Healing Invisible Wounds in the Aftermath of Police Violence, SV De-Bug
2017  -  100 Days, SV De-Bug
2016  -  Sonido Clash Music & Mezcal Festival
2016  -  De-Bug San Jose "Cali Kids" Film Screening, SV De-Bug
2016  -  All-Womyn's Showcase, co-produced w/ Lorde + Grayson
2016  -  Flamenco Feria de Flores, co-produced w/ Lorde + Grayson
2016  -  Lips Uncurled, Eyes Forward
2016  -  MALI Art/Life Forum
2015+  -  ImagineSJ Showcase Series
2015+  -  School of Arts and Culture at the MHP Recital
2015  -  All-Womyns Showcase, in collaboration w/ curator Robertino Ragazza
2015  -  Glowing with the Moon, in collaboration w/ poet Lorenz Dumuk
2014  -  TH!NK B!G, TEDxSanJoseCA
2014  -  Tucson Meet Yourself: A Folklife Festival, in collaboration w/ MALI Class 7
2013+  -  KraftBrew Fest
2011  -  Left Coast Live Music Festival
2010  -  Left Coast Live Music Festival

 
 

SOCIAL ART +
EXHIBITIONS

2019  -  Lunar X: Lunar New Year Art Exhibition    [ in progress ]
2018  -  Lips Uncurled, Eyes Forward, Caffe Frascati, SubZERO Festival
2018  -  Lunar X: Lunar New Year Art Exhibition
2017  -  The Oracles, FAME
2017  -  100 Days, SV De-Bug
2016  -  Silicon Valley De-Bug Poetry Mix Tape Project
2016  -  The Oracles, FAME, in collaboration w/ Elba Raquel Martinez
2016  -  Lips Uncurled, Eyes Forward, Lit Lumpia Fest
2016  -  Housing 2.0 Chalk Art Experience, Chalk Team, Lead by ArigaDesigns.com
2016  -  SJ Creamery, in response to Affordable Housing Week
2016  -  Lips Uncurled, Eyes Forward: AAPI Social Art Exhibition
2016  -  SJ Creamery, Screenprint Showdown Competition, Silicon Valley De-Bug
2015  -  The Oracles, FAME - Fashion, Arts, and Music Exhibition
2014  -  Live Community Art Booth, KraftBrew Fest, in collaboration w/ Elba Raquel Martinez and Roberto Romo, commissioned by Kooltura Marketing
2014  -  The Altar, Glowing with the Moon

 
 

FEATURES

2018  -  Panelist, Sounds of Change: Music, Organizing, and Activism in the Bay, MUSIC EXPO
2018  -  Guest Judge, Go Go Gone Show: Champion of Champions Championship!
2018  -  Honoree, Bay Brilliant Live! Meet the Makers Shaping Bay Area Culture, KQED ARTS
2018  -  South Bay Summer: Sights and Sounds in San Jose and Beyond, KQED ARTS
2018  -  ArtwalkSJ + 11th Annual SubZERO Festival 
2018  -  Metro Summer Guide 2018, Metroactive
2018  -  Featured Poet, Xochitl Circle Reception
2018  -  "Best of Silicon Valley 2018" Metroactive
2018  -  Featured Poet, International Womyn's Day - South Bay
2018  -  Featured Poet, Art Rage: Live Like a Girl!, Mosaic Silicon Valley, SJMA
2017  -  "The X Factor: All-Womxn's Showcase Empowers Female Artists in New SpacesMetroactive
2017  -  "An East Side Music Fest" EO, El Observador
2017  -  "MALEDUCADOS #013: Quynh & Turbo of Sonido Clash" Desmadre
2017  -  Featured Poet, LitLumpia Fest
2017  -  Featured Poet, Legacy of Poetry Day
2017  -  "A Night for Selena, a Night for Good Times" EO, El Observador
2017  -  Guest Judge, Go Go Gone Show
2016  -  Featured Poet, LitLumpia Fest
2016  -  Guest Speaker, Visiting Artist Series, California State University Monterey Bay
2016  -  Guest Speaker, Stanford Artist Talk, Stanford University
2016  -  Panel Moderator, ImagineSJ Book Showcase
2016  -  "ARTS RE:GENERATION, The Fall Arts Issue", 8.24.16, Metro Silicon Valley
2016  -  "Pretty, Gritty Musicians Are Feeling The LoveSight & Sound 8.1, Content Magazine
2016  -  Guest Judge, Go Go Gong Show
2014  -  Pecha Kucha, Kooltura Marketing, MALI Art/Life Forum

 
 

AWARDS
+ HONORS

2019  -  Creative Industries Incentive Fund, Round 7, Cultural Center of Innovation
2018  -  Bay Brilliant, KQED Arts
2018 - Creative Industries Incentive Fund, Round 6, Cultural Center of Innovation
2018  -  Small Arts Grant, Fleishhacker Foundation
2016  -  California Presenters' All California Leadership Program Scholarship
2014  -  Multicultural Arts Leadership Institute Mini Grant
2013  -  Willie Mac Coaches Award

 
 

SELECTED
PUBLICATIONS

"Mai." spring mother tongue, edited by Arlene Biala, SCCPL 2016-17, 2017.

“War Paint.” Poetry Mix Tape, edited by Quynh-Mai Nguyen, Silicon Valley De-Bug, 2016.

 

AFFILIATIONS +
COLLECTIVES

2018  -  KQED Arts’ Bay Brilliant
2017  -  Urban Innovation Class XL, American Leadership Forum
2016  -  California Presenters' All California Leadership Program
2016  -  Silicon Valley De-Bug
2014  -  Sonido Clash
2014  -  Multicultural Arts Leadership Institute, MALI Class 7
2014  -  Q&A
2012  -  Bloco Do Sol San José