Nguyen Khoi Nguyen is a multidisciplinary artist and educator. He is the author of the multimedia graphic novel “The Gulf,” which includes original drawings, music & animation. Nguyen is the vocalist, pianist, composer and bandleader of the jazz trio: “Superior Cling,” which performs widely in the DC metro area. As a filmmaker, Nguyen produces a dynamic range of content including art films, documentaries and promotional videos.
Nguyen is currently the Video & Multimedia Editor at Science magazine. He was a faculty studio arts teacher at Georgetown Day's School's upper school, where he taught courses in drawing & painting, photography, and film & video. He is the recipient of a 2015 American Web Design Award. Nguyen was a 2014 Strathmore Fine Artist in Residence and was awarded a DC Commission for the Arts Artist Fellowship Grant in 2013.
Nguyen was born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, raised in Cape Coral, Florida, and currently resides in Baltimore, MD. He studied visual art at the Cooper Union, music and integrated arts at Bard College and completed a master’s degree in jazz piano at the University of Maryland.