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.

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