Quynh Dong was born in Hai Phong, Vietnam in 1982. She attended the Design School in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, for a degree in graphic design, graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Bern University of Arts and earned her MA in Fine Arts at the Zurich University of the Arts. Her hyper-real video works provide a platform upon which she challenges cultural stereotypes. Her practice includes performance, video, drawing and sculpture.

Quynh Dong has participated in various residency programmes including The Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, Switzerland; The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York City, US; Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam, Netherlands; MMCA Changdong run by the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, South Korea, and Month of Arts Practice (MAP) at Heritage Space in Hanoi, Vietnam. In 2016, she first had her solo exhibition ‘Quynh by Night’ at Nhà Sàn Collective in Hanoi, Vietnam. She is represented by the gallery Galerie Bernhard Bischoff & Partner in Bern, Switzerland, and Yeo Workshop in Singapore.