About us
Since 2014 providing Painting and Drawing lessons

GRADO Art Studio has been present in Thao Dien, a lively and active are within District 2 in Ho Chi Minh City since 2014.

We provide Painting and Drawing lessons to Children and Adults, Children Camps during holidays. Our approach to art education is based on a combination of creativity and solid technique, to boost in all our students the capacity to become more creative as well as inspired and to introduce art disciplines as an additional factors to develop another skills in life.


Our Team

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Ignacio de Grado

Founder/Studio Director

1973, Madrid, Spain

Technical Industrial Engineer.

Polytechnic University Madrid

MA Enterprise and Management for Creative Arts

London College of Communication,

University of the Arts, London, UK

Ignacio's career was launched as a 3D animator and creative Artworker which subsequently involved high-level project management. Further career development leads to the role of Head of Infrastructure at a large multinational company. 

Ignacio always had a passion for design and the arts. When studying in London Ignacio decided to pursue a career as an artist. Self-taught, Ignacio has developed his skills with perseverance, experimentation, and big respect for the great masters. Ignacio believes that an Artist is made, not born, and he is happy to share all his knowledge with his students.

Ignacio provides painting and drawing lessons for children and adults, design all the teaching methodology in the studio, uses the studio as his personal studio and also develops inspirational products for his recently created brand GRADO.


Lan Huynh Thi My

Studio Manager

language University Hanoi


Cherry Truong

Senior Instructor

University of the Arts of Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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028 35350663


Vietnamese & English


Opening Times

Monday:  12 pm - 4 pm

Tuesday to Friday:  9 am - 5:30

Saturday:  9 am - 4:30 pm

Sunday CLOSE

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39 Nguyen Duy Hieu

Thao Dien, District 2. HCMC

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GRADO Art Studio