Copyright © 2012 Pham The Trung. All rights reserved.

* Born in Long An - ( Mekong Delta ) South Vietnam

* Petrus Truong Vinh Ky High School Alumnus

* Trained in Sculpture, Painting and Architecture from the Saigon National University of Arts for 6 years

* Escaped from Vietnam by boat

* Living and working in Canada since 1980

* Member of the Sculptors Society of Canada


* Award of Merit for the Arts - Gold Medal - City of Toronto - 1997

* Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Award - 1998

* Winner of the Vietnamese Commemorative Monument competition - City of Ottawa - 1995

* Ontario Arts Council Award - 1993

* Ontario Arts For Education Award - 1990


* Canadian Museum of Civilization - Ottawa , Canada

* Royal Ontario Museum

* Art Gallery of Ontario

* Multicultural History Society of Ontario

* Roy Thomson Hall - City of Toronto

* Canadian Red Cross Society - City of Toronto

* Sculptors Society of Canada - City of Toronto


Refugee Mother and Child - The first Monument in the world dedicated to the Vietnamese Boat People

* Installed on April 30, 1995 for the City of Ottawa, Canada

* Located in the park at the corner of Preston St. & Somerset St. West, Ottawa - Capital of Canada


This Award of Merit Medal is placed in the capsule to show those who open this capsule at a future date the accolades that have been given to citizens who have made singulary notable contributions to the civic well-being of the community, and in doing so, have advanced the reputation and stature of the city. The medal is in gold, symbolically signifying the ultimate regard that the Council and Citizens of the City of Toronto behold the recipients. The medal was provided by Henry Birks and Sons, Toronto jewelers.

 The Honourable Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, Hilary Weston
Sculptor Pham Thê Trung
President of The Multicultural History Society of Ontario, Dr. Irael Milton
Award Ceremony 
43 Queen's Park - Toronto

Ribbon - Cutting Ceremony for Refugee Mother & Child Monument 
April 30, 1995 - Ottawa, Canada
 Sculptor Pham Thê Trung ( center)
Mayor Marion Dewar, City of Ottawa ( right)

30/4/1995 -  30/4/ 2015

Vietnamese Boat People Memorial Monument ( VNBPMM )
( Project in progress)
City of Mississaga, Ontario - Canada


 Location of the VNBPMM

Sculpture Maquette and Details ( plaster )

Dimensions of the monument

Mô hình tượng vua Quang Trung 

Trên chiến mã hiên ngang vua Quang Trung giơ cao ngọn gươm chiến thắng, ngẩng cao đầu báo hiệu tinh thần tốc chiến tốc thắng của Ngài qua trận Đống Đa ngày mồng 5 Tết  Xuân Kỷ Dậu 1789

Tổng Thống VNCH
Ngô Đình Diệm  (1901-1963 )
Canada : History in Sculptures by Pham thê Trung
BILLY BISHOP - Canadian Hero
(1894 - 1956)
Born: 8 February 1894, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
Died: 11 September 1956, Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Service: Royal Canadian Air Force : 1914-1918 ( World War I ) and 1936-1944 ( World War II )
Battles / Wars :
 World War I - Western Front
 World War II - Battle of Vimy Ridge

( Plaster Cast )

Clay original

Plaster Cast of BILLY BISHOP

                                        Prime Minister of Canada
                                       PIERRE TRUDEAU SEATED
                                                 1919 - 2000



                              CANADIAN JOURNALIST MEMORIAL
                                     ( Project in Progress)

The plaster Maquette ( Model ) in front of   : ( from right to left )
- Ian Connerty Chair, Canadian News Hall of Fame
President of the Canadian Journalist Memorial project
- Boris Spremo, CM. Order of Canada , World renowned award winning Canadian News Photographer
- Pham thê Trung,  Canadian Sculptor
Award of Merit . Gold Medal, City of Toronto 1997

The sculpture by a well known Canadian Artist will  be located in high traffic area down town City of Toronto - Canada : " In memory of Canadian Journalists who lost their lives in war zones"


. Ian Connerty, Chair Canadian News Hall of Fame
. Boris Spremo, World renowned award winning Canadian News Photographer
. Les Pyette, Retired former Editor in Chief Sun Newspapers of Canada
 . John Honderich, Chair Toronto Star Corporation
. Lloyd Robertson, Retired National Award winning News Anchor CTV TV
. Lord Thompson, Bell Globe Media
. Isabel Bassett, Former Ontario Culture Minister
. John Godfrey, Chair Post Media
 . Natalie Turvey, Canadian Journalism Foundation
. David Peterson, Former Premier of Ontario
. Janet Ecker, Former Treasurer of Ontario

              Statue of PETRUS TRƯƠNG VĨNH KÝ, Scholar (1837-1898)                                         by Sculptor Pham thê Trung

              - One of the first  literary scholar who developed  from Latin 
                          to Vietnamese characters since 19th century
              - Internationally & Speaking and writing 27 languages.
       Beside the commonly languages at the time such as French, English, Latin, Greek, Hindi and Japanese. He also proficient in Chinese, Spanish, Malay, Lao, Thai, Burmese..ect..


                        Statue of  DAVID SUZUKI Canadian Scientist 
                        Photo by Boris Spremo ( Toronto Star 1997 )

24th  Lieutenant Governor of Ontario ( 1922-2012)
(Pham thê Trung and the statue)

( Bronze )


( Bas - relief )

         POET NGUYỄN CHÍ THIỆN ( 1939-2012 ) who spent 27 years in
                     prison under Vietnamese Communist regime

 Nghệ Sĩ 
Trần văn Trch ( 1924-1994 )

PAINTER Hiếu Đệ ( 1933-2009 )

PAINTER Trương thị Thịnh

Tượng chân dung Họa Sĩ Trương thị Thịnh bên cạnh tác giả ĐKG Phạm thế Trung 
San Jose- California  July 2015


Earl Clark, 1980
Stratford, Ontario

 David - Phạm Thế Trung Hải
( My son )

Đăng Quỳnh 2016

Ngự Uyển 2016

Sculptor Pham the Trung 2016

           " HARMONY " the watercolour painting  by Pham the Trung
    Collected by Ontario Ministry of Culture and Communications in 1985.
                                  Lily Munro, Minister/Ministre

PHAM THE TRUNG, a Vietnamese-Canadian artist,  fled his homeland for freedom and now residing inToronto.
The watercolour entitle " Harmony" is in his words,"of chidren wanting to escape from the sounds of guns to the sounds of music and peace".

PHAM THE TRUNG, artiste Canadien-Vietnamien,s'est enfui de son pays d'origine pour retrouver la liberte' et demeure maintenant  a Toronto.
L'aquarelle intitulee " Harmonie" represente,selon ses propres paroles,"des enfants qui veulent e'chapper au son des armes pour retrouver celui de la musique et de la paix".

   " MY VILLAGE " the watercolour painting by Pham The Trung 1987

Ven Sông
Tranh sơn dầu by Phạm thế Trung 1982

Tiếng Sáo
Tranh sơn dầu by Phạm thế Trung 1982

Song Tấu
Tranh sơn dầu by Phạm thế Trung 1982

Sông Hương
Tranh màu nước by Phạm thế Trung 1987

Tấu Khúc
Tranh sơn dầu by Phạm thế Trung 1982

Trại tỵ nạn
Tranh màu nước by Phạm thế Trung 1980

 Xóm nhỏ
Tranh maù nước by Phạm thế Trung 1987

Vườn dừa
Tranh màu nước by Phạm thế Trung 1987

Đường làng
Tranh màu nước  by Phạm thế Trung 1987

Vỹ cầm
Tranh chì than by Phạm thế Trung 1985

Self Portrait
by Charcoal

Liếc - Oil Painting
By Phạm thế Trung
March 2015

Chồng em rách nát chiến bào
Vi vu gió thổi bay vào kinh đô...
Thơ Hoàng Cầm
Tranh Phạm thế Trung 2015

"Nhớ Câu Vọng Cổ"
Tranh sơn dầu 
 Phạm thế Trung 2015

Golden Gate Bridge
Oil Painting by Phạm thế Trung 2011