MA, Studio Art, Photography
New York University

MSW, Community Social Work
Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work


BA, International Trade Relations & French
University of Northern Colorado



Fulbright Fellowship, Photography, Vietnam.


Vermont Studio Residency, Artist Residency Fellowship.


Artist Mentoring Fellowship. Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program & Institute, New York University.


National Graduate Seminar Fellowship, The International Photography Institute, New York.


Student Excellence Award, Photo Area, Department of Art and Art Professions, New York University.


Graduate Assistantship, Educational Scholarship. Photo Area, Department of Art and Art Professions, New York University. Work with faculty members in departmental program development. Assist professors in classroom instructions. Provide students assistance and guidance on educational needs.



Made in Vietnam. Wagner Gallery Space. New York, NY.


Changing Identity: Recent Works by Women Artists from Vietnam.
Kennesaw State University Art Galleries, Kennesaw, GA (January 10, 2007 – February 21, 2007); Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, TX (March 13, 2007 – May 27, 2007); Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA (June 15, 2007 – August 19, 2007); Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ (September 4, 2007 – November 25, 2007); Depree Gallery, Hope College, Holland, MI (December 7, 2007 – February 3, 2008); Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY (March 3, 2008 – May 9, 2008); Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO (June 5, 2008 – August 2, 2008); Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worchester, MA (August 22, 2008 – October 5, 2008); Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT (October 17, 2008 – January 11, 2009); Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (January 31, 2009 – March 25, 2009), cat.


Embrace: A Salon Show of Asian Artists, Shanghai, China.


Small Works, Washington Quare East Galleries. New York, NY.


Video Art! @ Circle Cinema, Tulsa, OK.
600 Images/60 Artists/6 Curators/6 Cities: Bangkok/Berlin/LA/London/Manila/Saigon.
Project Space:Open Video Call, Artists Space, New York, NY.


Young Photography, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY.
Video Crossings: Mundane, Self, Alter Ego, New York University, New York, NY.
Young Photography, Anderson Gallery, University of New York at Buffalo, NY.
6th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago., IL.
Images as Projections, Warren Robbins Gallery at the University of Michigan, An Arbor, MI.
Young Photography, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.


Staged/Unstaged, Riva Gallery, New York, NY.
Twelve Annual Exhibition: Contrary Elquilibiums, Asian American Arts Centre, New York, NY.
*Eighth Annual International Exhibition of Women's Art, Soho20 Gallery, New York, NY.
Graduate Fellows’ Exhibition, Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY.
Displacement, The Commons, New York University, New York, NY.
Passed Presence, Two-Person Show. Rosenberg Gallery, New York University. New York, NY.


Places of Home, Solo Exhibition/Fundraiser. Asian American Arts Alliance, New York. NY.

Presentations / Publications

Pelaud, I. T., Duong, L. P., Lam, M. B., & Nguyễn, K. L. (2014). Troubling borders: an anthology of art and literature by Southeast Asian women in the diaspora. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

The 68th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society. March 1998. Presentation: “A Girl Called Hoai.” from Min, P. G., & Kim, R. (1999). Struggle for ethnic identity: narratives by Asian American professionals. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press.

National Conference on Asian Pacific Americans and the Nonprofit Sector. June 1997. Presentation: “Southeast Asian Community-Based Leadership.”

Silver Anniversary Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations. November 1995. Presentation: “Immigrant Community-based Leadership: A Case Example of An Alternative Participatory/Democratic approach to Nonprofit Management.”