Tuan Andrew Nguyen graduated from the Fine Arts program at the University of California, Irvine in 1999 and received his Masters of Fine Arts from The California Institute of the Arts in 2004. He is one of four founders of San Art, an artist-initiated exhibition space and reading room in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. He is also one of three members of an art collective called The Propeller Group, based out of Sai Gon, Viet Nam and Los Angeles, California. His work is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Queensland Art Gallery, and the Guggenheim.