1966 : joined the Army, in military engineering force, participated in battlefields of Central Part, Laos, Central Highland
1974 : worked as a painter for Thong Nhat Journal
1975 : worked as main painter for Van Nghe Weekly (The Weekly journal of Art and Literature- The Writers Association of Viet Nam)
- Begin painting from the age of 7 (with his work Alubber Cork, won the gold prize in painting competition of international Children)
1973 The third prize of Hanoi Art paintings Exhibition Exhibition of Illustration for publication in Hanoi. Prize of International Graphics in Czechoslovakia (copper medal)
1976 Fine Art Exhibition in Hanoi
1980 Fine Art Exhibition in Hanoi Won the Van Nghe Weekly
1984 Won the Van Nghe Weekly 1985 National Fine Art Exhibition 1987 Hanoi painting group exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City 1988 Hanoi Painting Group Exhibition at Hanoi Fine Art Museum. Won the Van Nghe Weekly
1994 Painting Exhibition in China. Asian Art painting in Hong Kong
1995 Individual paintings Exhibition at Red River Gallery in Hanoi Exhibition of Viet Nam Contemporary Art Royal College of Art in London, England Exhibition of Viet Nam opened in Copenhagen, Denmark Exhibition of painting in Yokohama, Japan
1996 Paintings Exhibition in Seoul, Korea Exhibition of Hanoi painting at the central of Introduction and change for Art in Hanoi Ten’s Hanoi Artists -Nam Son Gallery
1997 A moment from Hanoi –Duc Minh gallery – Ho Chi Minh The changing face of Hanoi – Hong Kong Viet Nam Selection- Nam Son gallery- Hanoi Aspiration- Daewoo & Nam Son Gallery – Hanoi Thanh Chuong’s painting – Viet Nam Gallery- Ho Chi Minh Gallery Vietnamese Sensibility, Hien Minh Gallery & Soobin Art Gallery, Singapore Golden painbrush, Faber Foundation, Castel, Ho Chi Minh City Nostalgia, Sofitel-Metropole & Red River Gallery- Hanoi De schilderkunst Viet Nam – Christie’s – Nertheland De la Sein au Fleuve Rough- Nam Son Gallery- Hanoi A new morning – Hanoi Fine Art College
1998 With heart & Soul & Mind – New World Art Centre (So Ho) – New York – USA Visions from Hanoi- Ho Chi Minh City Vietnamese Sensibility, Germany Visions from Viet Nam – Prudential’s Collection 5 Contemporary Vietnamese Painters- Vinh Loi Gallery- Ho Chi Minh City
1999 A Celebration of life – London, England Exhibition of International – Korea The color of Viet Nam – New World Hotel & Gallery Vinh Loi – Ho Chi Minh City The 4th Vietnamese Contemporary Art Exhibition – Gallery Art U – Osaka – Japan The Exhibition of Vietnamese Paintings – Seoul– Korea Two Contemporary Artists in Viet Nam – Tatkamatsu and Kyoto - Japan The lacquer world of Thanh Chuong – Gallery Nam Son- Hanoi Thanh Chuong’s lacquer paintings – Gallery Art U - Osaka – Japan
2001 Painting “Love” was chosen by The United Nation to make stamp and symbol for the Year Volunteers. “A Vision of Vietnam” Group Exhibition, King Road Gallery, London, UK. “Vietnam Inspiration” Group Exhibition, Kim 3 International Furnishings, Santa Barbara, USA.
2002 Group Exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia. Group Exhibition in Belgium.
2006 “II Drago E La Farfalla” Group Exhibition in Victoria Museum, Italy. “Spirits and Stories” Group exhibition, Gascoigne gallery,UK “Impressions and Expressions” Vietnamese Contemporary paintings group exhibition, Thailand “Completed the biggest artworks – an installation. Live Museum Named “Thanh Chuong Vietnamese Art Soul”
2007 “Good morning Vietnam, Good morning Korea” group exhibition, Cultural Exchange Central, Seoul, Korea.
2009 Stop working at Van Nghe Weekly
2010-2014 Working at Vietnam Fine Arts Association. Being the Executive of Vietnam Fine Art Association. Being the President of Art committee of drawing speciality. Being the Head of Centre inspection of Vietnam Fine Arts Association. Being the Executive of National Art committee.
2011 Exhibition of “Vietnam Scenery and Spirit”, Korea
2012 Exhibition of “Vietnam-India Fine Arts”, Vietnam
2013 Exhibition “Hong Ban Fine Arts”, Haiphong, Vietnam
2015 Ehibition “A Voyage”, Berlin, Germany
2016 Exhibition “People – paintings on old newspaper”
1973 3rd Class Prize of Hanoi Fine Arts Exhibition.
1974 Prize of International Graphics in Czecholovakia.
1980 Award 1st Class prize for illustrations by Van Nghe the Literature and Art Magazine.
1984 Award the 1st prize for illustrations by Van Nghe the Literature and Art Magazine.
1994 2nd Class prize of National Graphics at The Vietnam Plastic artist Association.
2001 Prize Award from United Nations, one of the six International artists to be chosen for International Stamp