ARTIST VAN THO (b. 1938 in Ha Nam) graduated from the Hanoi Fine Arts University. He is a Member of the Vietnamese Fine Arts Association, and a Member of the Hanoi Fine Arts Associaion. He has many private collections in France, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, USA, Australia, Belgium, Germany.
He is very well-known with his big lacquer and oil paintings (size 10 to 20m) of great subjects shown at solemn places, such as: The Meeting Hall, Office of the Party Center Committee, Office of the National Assembly, and Ministry of National Defense.