Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Lien Truong received her MFA in painting at Mills College, Oakland, California. She has exhibited extensively in notable venues including the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC; Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, Virginia; Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California; the Oakland Museum, Oakland, California; and the Centres of Contemporary art in Moscow and Yekaterinburg. Reviews and publications of her work have appeared in New American Paintings, ARTiT, Tokyo, NY Arts Magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle. Lien Truong’s work is held in many private collections including the Linda Lee Alter Collection, which features prominent artists Faith Ringgold, Viola Frey, Alice Neel, Hung Liu and Laylah Ali among others. Truong lives and works in northern California.