Pipo Nguyen-duy was born in Hue, Vietnam, and lives in Ashland, Oregon. Nguyen-duy has received many awards and grants including an En Foco New Works Photography Award; a Professional Development Grant from the College Arts Association; an American Photography Institute National Graduate Fellowship, New York, NY; a fellowship from the Oregon Arts Commission in Salem, OR; a B. Wade and Jane B. White Fellowship in the Humanities at Oberlin College; and two Individual Artist Fellowships from the Ohio Arts Council in Columbus, OH. He participated in an artist residency at Monet’s Garden through The Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Artists at Giverny Fellowship and also at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, CA. He participated in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence Program in 2004.
Among other venues, his work has been exhibited at the Allen Memorial Art Museum in Oberlin, OH; PH Gallery in New York, NY; Portland Institute of Contemporary Arts, Portland, OR; Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR; Wooster Art Museum in Wooster, OH; SPACES in Cleveland, OH; SF Camerawork in San Francisco, CA; The Bronx Museum in New York, NY; and the Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art in Buffalo, NY.
Nguyen-duy is an Associate Professor teaching photography at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. He participated in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence program in August 2004.