Teo Nguyen

Photo-realist painter, Teo Nguyen, creates large scale paintings that depict the serenity of Midwestern landscapes. An immigrant of Vietnam, Nguyen moved to the United States when he was 16, and currently lives in Minneapolis, MN. Nguyen studied art and design at De Anza College, San Francisco, Fresno State University, California, and École des Beaux-Arts, Paris.

Selected Exhibitions


Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN

Marsden Gustafson Gallery, Film North, St. Paul, MN

Burnet Fine Art & Advisory, Wayzata, MN

Edward Curtis Gallery at the Minneapolis Club, Minneapolis, MN

Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

Someone Else’s Story, Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Alone & Together: The Tender Dissonance of Passing Through, Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN


Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN

North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND

Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN