Millian Giang Pham

After trampling in the muddy rice fields of Vietnam as a child then misreading product labels in the United States, Millian Giang Lien Pham went on to receive her BFA in Painting and Printmaking from the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma and her MFA in sculpture from the University of Florida. Pham’s art practice stems from her traumatic childhood memory in Vietnam and the necessary adaptation she had to make in the United States. Her current investigation centers on the micro and macro impact of thoughts and ideas on the body, cultural memory, and invisible inheritance. Her works incorporate sculpture, fiber, video, drawing, collage, and verbal language in larger installations, and have been exhibited nationally and internationally. In Summer 2017, Pham was an I-Park Artist Enclave Fellow for their residency program in East Haddam, CT. In summer 2018, Pham was a fellow for the Hambidge Artist Residency in Rabun Gap, GA and the ACRE residency program in Steuben, WI. Pham currently teaches foundations studio art at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.