Nguyen Dieu Thuy was born in Ho Chi Minh City in 1962. After graduating from the Conservatoire de Musique as a violinist, she embarked on her painting career in 1991. Her work has since been included in many solo and group exhibits in Asia, Europe and North America. Thuy is a member of the Fine Arts Association of Ho Chi Minh City.
Her subject matter includes semi abstract compositions of women in traditional dress, rice bowls, still life, houses, and waterside scenes. When she is not traveling for one of her exhibitions, she can be found living in southern California or visiting her family and friends in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Her works are sought by enthusiasts throughout the world.