2006 Diploma: Tearmon Cross border Artist Development Programme

in Printmaking and Gaelic Culture. Cló Ceardlann, Gweedore, Co Donegal.


1981-1985 Diploma in Art and Graphic Design. Académie Julian (Ateliers Met de Penninghen), Paris, France.


1979-1980 ENSAAMA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts Appliques et des

Métiers d’Arts)


Solo and selected artist Exhibitions

2017 Art3F, Art contemporary Fair, Mulhouse, France.


’To the Waters and the wild’, new work by Heidi Nguyen , Maura Mc Glynn and Sarah Davidson. Garden of Reflection, Bishop Street, Derry, Northern Ireland.


“Facing West” Boyle Art Festival, King House, Boyle, Co Roscommon.


2016 “Please talk to me” Artist in residence in An Galearei, Gweedore, Co Donegal.


“North by Northwest” Boyle Art Festival, King House, Boyle, Co Roscommon.


2015 “D’Irlande” solo show, Galery l’Estive. Ploubezre, Brittany, France.


2014 “Rainbows and Shadows”. One person show, Ross Fine Art Gallery, Ramelton, Co Donegal.



“Lakes and Glens”. Solo show, Gallery 27, St Frederick St,  Dublin 2.


2013 “Open” Ten new artists. Catherine Hammond Gallery, Glengarrif, Co Cork.



“Work in progress”. Two person show in association with film maker Estelle Belz. Clo Ceardleann . Co Donegal.


2012 “Artisterium”, 5th International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Art Academy, Tbilisi, Georgia.


“The Wilds of Donegal”. Group show, The Glebe Gallery, Churchill, Co Donegal.


Solo show. Ross Gallery, Letterkenny, Co Donegal in collaboration with the Nicolas Gallery, Belfast.

2011  “Level”, Dunamaise Art Centre, Co Laois.


2009 “Works on paper”, An Galerei, Falcaragh, Co Donegal.


2006 “The spirit of the Rosses”, Two person show, An Galerei, Falcaragh, Co Donegal.


Other group Exhibitions

2013  “Work in progress” Group show. (May residency), ETNA, Paris.


“20/20”. Print exchange touring exhibition organised by Hot bed Press, Salford, England.


“Togra Samkura”. Group show. An Galerei, Gweedore, Co Donegal.


“Meitheal Eitseala” Feile na Bealtaine, Dingle, Co Kerry.


2010-2000 Glebe Gallery Open Submission, Churchill, Co Donegal.


2009-2005 The Workhouse, Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal.


2004  Waterfront Gallery, Sligo, Co Sligo.


2003  Screig Gallery, Fintown, Co Donegal.


2003  An Grianan Visual Art Centre, group show, Letterkenny,

Co Donegal.


Heidi Nguyen
Heidi Nguyen's Studio

Awards and residencies

2016 Scéim Sparánachta d’Ealaiontóirí (Ealain na Gaeltachta’s Bursary Scheme) Certificate of completion of Creative Business Programme, LEO, Co Donegal.


2014-12 Donegal Arts Council grant awarded for development of professional Practice.


2013 May. Residency in Paris awarded by Clo Ceardlann (Print making workshop and multi media facilities) and ETNA (association of experimental super 8 film), part of the European Culture Exchange Program.


2012 October. Research and exhibition in Georgia and Armenia (Tbilisi and Erevan) SAMKURA Project. European Art and Culture Exchange. Clo Ceardleann


2011 Awarded residency to Benfeita, Portugal under the SAMKURA Project. Clo Ceardlann


20011-208 Co Director of An Clachan Gallery and studio complex, An Chúirt, Gweedore, Co Donegal. Capital and education Grant awarded from Údarás na Gaeltachta .


2000 Glebe gallery Open Submission Prize (Painting award), Churchill, Co Donegal.



2011-208 Co Director of An Clachan Gallery and studio complex, An Chúirt, Gweedore, Co Donegal.


2010-2007 RDS Art Fair and Art Ireland exhibition stand.


2007-1996 Facilitator for community based painting workshops (Letterkenny Disability Centre, Cloughwilly VEC, Fintown Gallery, Acres Community School).


1996-1886 Artistic Director and Free Lance Graphic Design, Dublin, Paris.

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