Born in Vietnam. Raised in New York, NY. Lives and works in San Francisco, CA.


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2013 Memento, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013 Single Fare 3, RH Gallery, New York, NY

2012 Toys for the Holidays, Parallel Art Space, Ridgewood, NY

2012 Hola Indio (presented by Vice Magazine and The National Museum of Mexican Art), Public Works, San Francisco, CA

2012 New Works, Collector, Berkeley, CA

2012 New Works, Rosenquist Gallery, Friends Seminary, New York, NY

2012 You Are Beautiful, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA

2011 Spectrum, Fabric8, San Francisco, CA

2011 Crosscurrents, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010 Drawing of the Year, Camel Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Lonely Fire, Camel Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

2010 New Works, Kymata Project Space, Seattle, WA

2009 Brooklyn Artillery, Castle Braid, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Outside the Time Zone, Camel Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Liberating Landscapes, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009 Gold Rush, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

2009 Gold Rush, Gallery OP-Nord, Stuttgart, Germany

2008 To Choo Gesser, Ichys Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2008 Gold Rush, City Museum of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2007 Diaspora, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2007 APAture 2007, Space 180, San Francisco, CA

2007 The Drawing Show, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006 Invented Memory, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006 Subject to Revision, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004 2.6.04, 2604 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA

2003 Shift, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003 Review Preview, Washington Square Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003 San Francisco International Art Expo, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002 Inventive Landscapes, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001 FUSE, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA

2001 Vernissage, SFAI Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2001 SFAI @ Microsoft, One Market Street, San Francisco, CA

2000 Continuing MFA Exhibit, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA


PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

2009 Clarion Alley Mural Project, San Francisco, CA


CURATORIAL ART PROJECTS

1996 Images of Self: The Search For Identity Through Art, Schick Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Skidmore College Permanent Collection

Private Collections


EDUCATION

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
M.F.A., Painting

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
B.S., Studio Art

Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY

Parsons Paris School of Art + Design, Paris, France


TEACHING

2000 Teaching Assistant, Anatomy Drawing, San Francisco Art Institute

1999 Teaching Assistant, Drawing, San Francisco Art Institute


AWARDS

1996 Honors, Skidmore College Senior Show, Saratoga Springs, NY


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2009 Gibson, Allison. Ben Needham, DailyServing.com, August 16

2007 Feinstein, Lea. Ben Needham, ArtNews, January edition

2001 Crump, Anne. Artspeak: Voyage of Self-Discovery, SF Examiner, August 24