Art Inspiring Social Issues

Art inspiring social issues affecting children now on display at JWA’s Community Focus Space STU News Newport, Tom John's Newport Beach News & Community Forum Volume 5, Issue 7.  Artist, philanthropist and retired federal law enforcement official Elizabeth (Liz) Nguyen-Espinoza creates thought-provoking art to carry on her mother’s charity work of raising awareness of [...]

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By American Art Collector Magazine, November 2019 Issue Born in Vietnam, Humanitarian Artist Elizabeth Nguyen-Espinoza settled in the U.S. after the Vietnam War in 1975.  After retiring from a long career in federal law enforcement in late 2016, she established and founded ISEE Artist's Gallery and the Rosa Thay Nguyen Children's Foundation (RTNCF), which [...]

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Student at Laguna College Sees Art as the Messenger of her Nonprofit for Children

By Lily Nguyen of the Daily Pilot and LA Times  Elizabeth “Liz” Nguyen-Espinoza likes to keep busy. Her work days begin at 6 a.m. and end at midnight — sometimes 1 a.m., depending on what’s left on her agenda. She runs three businesses out of Huntington Beach during the work week. She helps coach [...]

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LCAD Offers First Step on the Path to a Dream

By Donna Furey of Laguna Indy The post-baccalaureate program at Laguna College of Art and Design, which is in its 10th year, has served as a route to dream careers, second careers, and in the case of Liz Espinoza-Nguyen, even the creation of a nonprofit organization. Betty Shelton, who heads the program, said it [...]

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LCAD Alumna Finds New Purpose for her art with Nonprofit Organizations

By Stu News Laguna LCAD Alumna Liz Espinoza-Nguyen began studying privately with Laguna College of Art + Design’s (LCAD) Fine Arts faculty members Brittany Ryan and Taylor Montague, who introduced her to LCAD’s Post-Baccalaureate in Drawing and Painting certificate program. “They said, ‘Don’t start over with another undergraduate degree,’” she remembered. “’Get your skills [...]

By |2019-07-13T07:00:29+00:00May 9th, 2019|Article and News, Event, Press Release|0 Comments

Art in the Service of Life: How the Rosa Thay Nguyen Children’s Foundation and the ISEE Artists Gallery Make Positive Global Change

By CODAworx Art Commission A Global Vision of Compassion “Visual art, literature and music have always been important parts of my own creative expression,” says Elizabeth Nguyen-Espinoza. “But as a person who had experienced hardship as a child, I know that in order to be a fully creative person, our basic life needs have to [...]

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