Dinh Cong Dat was born in Hanoi, Vietnam in 1966 and graduated from The Hanoi Fine Art University in 1994 with a B.A. in sculpture.
Dat has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions including at the Fielding Lecht Gallery in Austin, Texas, the Bankside Gallery in London, the Biennale in Liverpool City and the Iskandar Gallery in Paris, France. His works have been shown in sculptural exhibitions at the Vietnam Fine Art Museum in Hanoi and the Ho Chi Minh City Museum. He has participated in workshops and residencies in England and New York. His works were featured in May, 2009 at a solo exhibition at the Tokyo American Club.
Dat often depicts animals, insects or human forms in his works. He is a member of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association and his works can be found in private collections in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.