Chronology

 
1936 Mr. Don was apprenticed to a Saigon portrait studio as a seven-year-old child where he learned the basics of photography.
   
1950 He attended Vietnam University College of Art and began to teach the art and science of photography at age 21.
   
1979 He fled by boat and came as a refugee to the United States where he resides completely within a Chinese community.
   
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Awards

 
International Federation of Photographic Art, Switzerland
   
Chinatown Photographic Society
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
2000 Mumm's, Napa, California
   
2000 Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto, California
   
1998 Gallery 71, New York City
   
1995 The Ansel Adams Gallery, Pebble Beach, California
   
1994 Photos Gallery, San Francisco
   
1994 The Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite National Park, California
   
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Collections

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
International Center of Photography, New York
The Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
The US Department of State, Art in Embassies Program
Sanwa Corp.
R.R. Donnelly, Inc.
Prudential Securities
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Bibliography

Dreams of China and Vietnam. Don Hong-Oai. Photos Gallery, Berkeley, 2007 (photo-eye Cat# ZD149)
 
Photographic Memories. Don Hong-Oai. Custom and Limited Editions, San Francisco, 1999 (photo-eye Cat# zb426)
 
Don Hong-Oai. Don Hong-Oai. American Way, American Airlines Magazine, 1996
 
Don Hong-Oai. Don Hong-Oai. Hemispheres, United Airlines Magazine, 1994
 
Don Hong-Oai. Don Hong-Oai. Photographers International, Taipei, Taiwan, 1993
 
The Photographs of Don Hong-Oai - Double Edged Sword. Don Hong-Oai. Camera and Darkroom, 1993
 
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Education

 
Long Chin-San in Taiwan, Chinese pictorial style
  Studied with Long Chin-San






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