The Maynard
Spring 2016

Spring 2017 Issue Cover Art

by Phuong Nguyen

As an Asian American artist, Phuong is always interested in what it means to make art as an Asian American artist. Phuong Nguyen currently practices in Toronto, Canada. She is primarily a painter and has completed her Bachelor of Fine Art at OCAD U in 2014. Nguyen is interested in people and the complexities of identity through the exploration of the human figure. Her ongoing bodies of work explores the contemporary identity of the Asian Canadian/American in the contexts of mass production, popular culture, colonialism, and orientalism.