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Paul Tran is a visual artist, fashion and costume designer, musician, and teacher based out of Orange County, California.  

His work has been shown at the Orange County Fair (Costa Mesa, CA) and the Nikkei Heritage Museum (Fullerton, CA).


Master of Architecture Columbia University GSAPP, NY (2012)  | Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Memorial Prize

Bachelor of Arts, English Literature | University of California, Berkeley, CA (2009)

Associate in Applied Science, Fashion Design | The Fashion Institute of Technology, NY (2013) | Summa Cum Laude

Awards & Recognition

2017 - Orange County Fair: 

  • "Vanessa"
    • Best of Show - Fine Art
    • Division Winner - Adult Division 501: Amateur Painting
    • 1st Place Winner - Class 01: Oils
    • Judge's Choice Award
    • Staff Choice Award
  • "Adam" : Honorable Mention