Nga Dinh, of Vietnamese descent was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Canada when she was only two years old. She was raised in low-income environments that fostered her resilience, determination and quest for knowledge. As a young child, she was able to hone her artistic skills and use them to portray the world around her. Her love and passion for sports and art became her allies that have enabled her to pursue a successful and happy life. She gives her time by assisting others in the community through her various volunteer endeavours.
She completed her B.A. in Kinesiology and B.F.A at Wilfrid Laurier University. She continued to pursue her love of art and empathy towards others as she enrolled at the Toronto Art Therapy Institute and is currently completing her thesis. Her goal in life is to use her skills and experience to assist others using Art Therapy as means to provide healthier mental states, positive enjoyment of life and easier means of communication and self-expression.
She has been involved with the Toronto District School Board, Meals on Wheels, Future Possibilities for Kids, Toronto Flying Tigers Volleyball Club, Street Haven Women's Shelter, Curated the student/staff show at Wilfrid Laurier University, WWF and has made appearances on several television and movie productions through BCAST. Currently, she is involved with the Blue Jays Care Foundation, volunteers at the Royal Ontario Museum and is the Director of Events for the National Association of Asian American Professionals Toronto Chapter.
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Nga is a pop-surrealist painter who has exhibited her artwork in various group art shows and has privately owned pieces throughout Toronto, Waterloo, Halifax and Boston.