Vann Nhat

b. 1946

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1950s Elementary School Certificate, Battambang
1960s Apprenticeship with a sign painter, Battambang

Work Experience

1960s Employed by his teacher in his sign painting shop, Battambang
1969 - 1975 Ran his own painting store with a friend, Battambang
1975 – 1978 Farmer, Battambang
1978 – 1979 Prisoner Painter, Tuol Sleng Prison, Phnom Penh
1980 - 1994 Employed by the army, first in publicity then in construction
1994 – present Painter, Phnom Penh

Exhibitions, Collections, Books

Permanent Exhibition of Paintings, Tuol Sleng Prison, Phnom Penh
Numerous foreign commissions

More on Vann Nhat

Artistic Freedom,
from From Principal, December 199

The Legacy of Absence: A Cambodian Story,
a Reyum exhibition

Cambodian Artists Explore Legacy of the Pol Pot Regime
from The Cambodia Daily , January 11, 2000

Local Artists are Finding New Ways to Face the Past
from the Phnom Penh Post, January 7-20, 2000