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Chrystal Phan
b. 1982, Victoria, Canada
Resides and works in Victoria, Canada

2020    Private Instruction, Steven Assael, New York, United States
2019    Workshop, Alyssa Monks, St. Andrews, Canada

2017-2019: Atelier Studio Classes, Nicole Sleeth, Victoria, Canada
2010    Master of Arts, Geography, Memorial University, NL, Canada
2006    Bachelor of Arts, Geography, University of BC, Canada

Solo Exhibitions
2025    (upcoming) No Burden, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Comox, Canada

2024    (upcoming) Title TBD, Gallery Merrick, Victoria, Canada

2022    Once For a While, McPherson PlayHouse, Victoria, Canada
2022    Once For a While, Chapel Gallery, Victoria, Canada

Juried Group Exhibitions
2024    (upcoming) Crossing Boundaries, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, Canada
2023    The Kingston Prize Exhibition, Gananoque, Canada

2022    Sooke Fine Art Show, Sooke, Canada
2021    On The Edge, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, Canada
2022    Sooke Fine Art Show, Sooke, Canada
2019    Sidney Fine Art Show, Sidney, Canada
2019    Annual International Representational Exhibition, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, Canada
2019    Sooke Fine Art Show, Sooke, Canada

Royal British Columbia Museum Collection, Victoria, Canada

Grants and Awards
2023    Honourable Mention, The Kingston Prize, Gananoque, Canada

2022    Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Canada

2022    Canada Council for the Arts Emerging Artist Project Grant, Ottawa, Canada
2020    Canada Council for the Arts Emerging Artist Project Grant, Ottawa, Canada
2009    Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland
2008    Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, SSHRC
2008    Dean’s Excellence Award, Dept of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland
2007    School of Graduate Studies Merit Award, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Press & Publications

2024   Critic's picks: Crossing at AGGV; High Valley; The Drowsy Chaperone, Times Colonist,  Feb 8

2024   Crossing: Art, Heritage, and Personal Journeys, Preview, Michael Turner, Feb-Mar
2023   These five visual arts exhibits are the highlights of 2024, The Globe and Mail, Kate Taylor, Dec 28

2023    Lac Viet Radio Interview Live - Vancouver
2023    CBC Arts Newsletter, July 23
2022    VI Can Shine Podcast, Season 2, Episode 24, July 3

2022    Victoria painter depicts immigrant life for Vietnamese Canadian families in solo exhibit, CBC News, Winston Szeto
2022    Victoria artist’s new exhibit explores Canadian identity through immigrant family’s eyes, Victoria News, Jane Skrypnek
2022    CBC Radio All Points West live interview with Robin West

2022    Faith Tides, Art exhibition explores Vietnamese life in Canada
2021    ArtAscent Art & Literary Journal 47 February 2021

Professional Experience
2022 - 2023  Board Member, Open Space Artist Run Centre, Victoria, Canada

Dealer Directory
Gallery Merrick
1806 Government St, Victoria, BC, Canada
(1) 250 754 7575

Contact Information
Chrystal Phan, Victoria, BC, Canada
(1) 250 858 4602

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