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b. Myanmar, 1945

Artist Biography

Mg Mg Yin Minn (also known as Mgmgyin Minn) is a celebrated figure in Myanmar's art scene, renowned for his profound contributions to the nation's cultural heritage and exceptional skills in capturing Myanmar’s traditional dances. With a career spanning several decades, he has left an indelible mark on the artistic landscape, enriching it with his passion for Myanmar's traditional dances and a commitment to preserving its cultural essence.

Mg Mg Yin Minn built a solid foundation in art at the State School of Fine Art in Yangon, where he studied from 1962 to 1964. Over the years, Mg Mg Yin Minn has held various pivotal roles in Myanmar's cultural sphere. From 1965 to 1993, he served as the Art Director of the Fine Art Department under the Ministry of Culture, shaping the nation's artistic direction. His dedication to education led him to become a lecturer at the University of Culture in Yangon from 2000 to 2005, where he shared his extensive knowledge and nurtured budding talents. In 2006, he proudly represented Myanmar as a member of the Cultural Delegation to Cambodia during the ASEAN Culture Week, showcasing his commitment to promoting cultural exchange and collaboration within the region.

Mg Mg Yin Minn has exhibited both locally and internationally. Since 1995, he has been consistently participating in group art exhibitions held at the Orient Art Gallery in Myanmar. Other group exhibitions include "September Rain" at Lokanat Gallery, Myanmar (2018) and "Shwe & Knife, Shwe & Heart" at The Yangon Gallery, Myanmar (2019). He has joined several international art expos, including "Korea-Myanmar Contemporary Art Exchange" at Yangon National Museum, Myanmar and “Art Asia 2015” at Stadium Chinwoo, Kuala Lumpur (2015).

Abstract Wavy Object

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