is an extraordinary female artist who paints personal perceptions including imagery of family members and objects around her. Dang Thao Ngoc’s works of art metaphorically represent a young women’s view of the world and her life experiences. Ngoc uses vivid oil colors on canvas as she captures your imagination leaving room for interpretation by the viewer. Dang Thao Ngoc’s imagery expresses traditional Vietnamese motifs as well as contemporary themes. The juxtaposition of traditional and modern influences is visually bold and thought provoking. Often, her themes represent the exuberance of youth and wisdom that contrasts with ideas of experience and age. The provocative subjects of Dang Thao Ngoc’s works allow the viewer to imagine and arrive at their own conclusions about the messages she is trying to convey. Ngoc’s paintings are in private collections worldwide including the USA, Europe and Asia.