Richard Tran

Richard Tran

Nguyen Tran Quynh // Richard Tran is a Vietnamese Amerasian American, born and raised in the intersecting Black, Latinx, and Vietnamese neighborhood of Uptown, Chicago, spending most of their childhood days in their family's hole-in-the-wall restaurant, pinching their nose shut while refilling bottles of fish sauce and wiping down crusty sriracha caps.

Although currently based Brooklyn, NY, they have since lived and worked in Ohio, Chicago, and most recently, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, working at the Center for Disability Research and Capacity Development to implement change in law and infrastructure for the people with disabilities communities.

Richard received their Visual Arts degree from Oberlin College in 2016 and has since been selected to be artist-in-residence at the Center for Book Arts in New York City for the entirety of 2017.