He studied Music and Art at the Hue College of Art. Ton That Bang spent his childhood during the war, close to the conflict area.
For years, Bang has focused on the subject of childhood and destiny. His style can be seen as naïve but he is also using lots of symbols: dice (the game of destiny), kites (flight to other hopes) golden leaves (the passage of time and loss of a wasted childhood). Bang is imbued with a deep nostalgia and great sadness.