Born in Vietnam, Duy Huynh and his family arrived in the United States as refugees in 1981. At the time, they were commonly referred to as “boat people”. Despite the challenges, growing up in southern California proved to be a transformative chapter.
He is today grateful to be working as a full time artist today. Besides exhibiting work in galleries, he has also explored a variety of avenues and applications for painting. From creating public murals to painting live on stages, to collaborating with writers and musicians, it’s important to him that his work is accessible and far-reaching across the world.