Mission StatementMai T. T. Do, director of Mai's Gallery, is an art lover. She has been involved in the arts for over ten years.
In 1994, Mai began building her collection of art with the purchase of her first work by Vietnamese artist
Nguyen Gia Tri, a drawing of a girl. Since that day Mai has continued to add to her collection, which now
includes works by Nam Son, Tran Van Can, To Ngoc Van, Nguyen Tien Chung, Nguyen Sien, Bui Xuan
Phai, Duong Bich Lien, Nguyen Sang, and Nguyen Tu Nghiem, among others.
During her first trip to New York in the summer of 2001, Mai became fascinated by the art life in New York.
She was inspired by the thousands and thousands of galleries and artist studios in New York area, and
decided, soon after her return, to open her own gallery in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and set up studios for
Mai felt the artistic community in Vietnam could benefit from the exposure to works of art by international
artists, and in the winter of 2001 Mai's gallery hosted the first exhibition of contemporary art in HCMC, with
paintings by Rodney Dickson.
In the fall of 2003 Mai will open a New York gallery to afford New Yorkers the opportunity
to interact with and be exposed to artworks by Vietnamese artists and international artists
influenced by the culture of Vietnam.
Mai T. T. Do, Director, graduated from the Economic University of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) in 1993 with
degrees in Economics and French Literature. She received her Master's degree in Finance and Banking in 1998.
Rodney Dickson, Consultant, an artist living in New York.
Ngoc Bao Hoang Nguyen, Assistant, helps administer the Gallery
Miyako Yoshinaga Director, M.Y. Art Prospect, New York, NY
Shige Moriya Director, Cave Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Michael Krynski Director, Studio84, Brooklyn, NY
Michael Rollins Owner, Mike Rollins Fine Art, New York, NY