Nguyen Thi Mai is a self-taught, Vietnamese artist focusing on acrylic and lacquer painting. In 2004, she committed to creating art, moving from Singapore to Hanoi, where she took lessons in oil painting at the Art & Lacquer Club. She has participated in the Beijing International Art Biennale, and her artwork has been featured at group exhibitions at the Vietnam Fine Art Association and Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Association. She has had solo exhibits at the Fine Art Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, l’Espace Hanoi, and the Viet Art Center. Her paintings have also appeared in various art magazines in Europe and the United States.