1965 Born into an aristocratic family in Hanoi, his father is a very well known film artist Dao Duc, the art designer for the first film of the Vietnam film industry titled “Share a River” (1959). His father also won the prize for Biennale International de L’ afiche Varsovie in Poland I 1968.
1987 Graduated from the Hanoi College of Film and Theatre, Art film Design Department.
1992 Started designing for the Vietnam film studio and has the position of Chief Designer. Began painting prolifically and embarked on a carrier as an independent artist.
1993 His first exhibition “Hanoi in the Memory” with Le Thiet Cuong at the Exhibition Hall of Vietnam Art Association, Hanoi.
1994 ”The Art of Vietnam”, Roy Miles gallery, London, U.K
1995 ”After dark, Landscape of Light” in Hanoi, Vietnam (proceeds went to a Hanoi children’s charity.
1996 ”Three Contemporary Vietnamese Artist” in Hong Kong. “Independent in Hanoi” in Hanoi, Vietnam
1997 Past and present” in Hanoi.” A Glimpse about Hanoi in Ho Chi Minh city. “ View of contemporary Art”, Vientiane, Laos ” A view from Others” in Hanoi ”A Winding River”, The Journey of Contemporary Art in Vietnam, Meridian International Centre, Washington, D.C., USA Ausstellung in Bozen, Italia.
1998 Hanoi Art Exhibition at Exhibition Hall of Vietnam Art Association, Hanoi.
1999 ”Pure and Piercing Color”, Rich and Famous Gallery, Rudolf & Sybille Kubli, Rapperswil, Switzerland.
2000 ”Twilight Moment:, Solo exhibition, Plum Blossoms Gallery, Hong Kong and Singapore ”Peaceful Moment”, Solo Exhibition, Ho Chi Minh city.
2001 ”Peaceful season” in Ho Chi Minh City. Solo exhibition at Kim gallery, New York, USA
2003-2004 Solo Exhibition in Hong Kong.
2005 Solo Exhibition in London.
Participated in charity Auction for Operation Smile” From Darkness to light”, Art Auction to raise funds for seeing believes
2006 ”Solo exhibition” in Singapore, “Good morning Vietnam – Good morning Korea”, Group exhibition in Seoul, Korea
2007 ”Hanoi musings” in Hong Kong.
2009 Group exhibition at Intercontinental Asiana Saigon organized by Ben Thanh Gallery & Frame and Galerie Nguyen.

Numerous of Dao Hai Phong paintings are collected by art collectors in Vietnam and oversea through 16 years in painting.


Under moon night
95 x 100 cm – Oil on canvas
2023 – Sold

Cubism around our life
90 x 95cm – Oil on canvas
2022 – Sold

New life
80 x 130cm – Oil on canvas
2012 – Sold

95 x 100cm – Oil on canvas
2022 – Available

90 x 95cm – Oil on canvas
2007 – Sold

95 x 100 cm – Oil on canvas
2014 – Sold