"Friends in My Life" is a figurative painting that is a tribute to Tuan's close friends that is expressed by him in an interesting and detailed way. He is an extremely loyal and emotional person who is grateful for his accomplishments. Tuan was born in 1961 and graduated from The Hanoi Industrial Fine Arts University in 1984. He is currently a member of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association and The Hanoi Literature Fine Arts Association. He is a well known Vietnamese artist who uses various mediums and expresses himself in powerful and interesting ways. Collectors have bought his work as he is being recognized and appreciated worldwide.