Htet T San  was born in Dawei, a small town in the southern part of Burma, and grew up in the old capital city, Yangon.

In August 2008, at the turning point of her life, Htet received a scholarship to study photography and art studio studies in University of Alabama-Huntsville and she chose to pursue her hidden passion by dropping out of medical school on the verge of becoming a doctor.


Htet  relocated to New York City in early 2011 and currently pursuing further studies while working as a conceptual artist/ photographer and retoucher. Among her working relationship includes MAC Cosmetics, Designer Valentina Kova, Art Director Luiza Bonadiman and Niche Media LLC.





2016 Aug- Borders & Hierarchy Exhibition, Java Project, Brooklyn, NY

2014 Aug- Asian Women Photographers' Showcase, Obscura Festival of Photography, George Town, Penang, Malaysia. 

2013 Dec - Rising Waters 2.0, Museum of the City of New York, NY, USA.

2013 Oct-  Fresh Talent, Foto Expo, Chez Republic.

2013 Sep- "Anopsia" Art Show presented by Bar Catalonia, NY, USA.

2013 July-  The 159 Series, Summer Photo Exhibit, Brooklyn Works at 159 Gallery, NY, USA.

2013 Jun - "Nectar" Art Show presented by Bar Catalonia, NY, USA

2013 May- installation project "Creation of the Damned" - Reverse Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

2013 Mar- Spring Salon Art Exhibition, Greenpoint Gallery,NY,USA

2013 Feb- Raw Artists Discovery Exhibition Brooklyn, NY, USA

2012- 3rd Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore.

2012-   Mind Open Art Show, Huntsville, AL, USA.

2011-   "Copy" Art Exhibition, Yangon, Burma.

2011-   Weeklart Online Exhibtion , France.

2011-   F-Stop Magazine Group Exhibition, USA.

2010-  Ian Parry Scholarship Exhibition, Getty Images Gallery, London.

2009-  Screening of Photo Essay "Tomboy" : Yangon Photography Festival, Alliance Francaise, Yangon, Burma.

2008-  "Revealing Film Arts" Fine Art Photography Solo Exhibition, Alliance Francaise, Yangon, Burma.

2008- Emerging Artist Tent, Panoply Festival, Huntsville, AL, USA.

2008- Bevill Center Art Exhibition, Huntsville, AL, USA.

2008-  Student Art Show, UAH, Hunstville, AL,USA.




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