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Tashi Norbu: Live Painting

November 3, 2018 - July 27, 2019

Rotunda Gallery

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Artist Tashi Norbu (Tibetan, b. 1974) was educated as a traditional Tibetan thangka painter at the office of the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India. Born in Bhutan in exile, Norbu has Belgian citizenship, and lives and works in Emmen, in The Netherlands. He received his formal western artistic training at the Saint Lucas Academy of Visual Arts in Ghent, Belgium. As a result of this diverse background, his artwork is an amalgamation of both worlds, the fundamentals of Tibetan and Buddhist traditions and the influence of western art mediums, concepts, and icons. Partnering with local classical musicians, Norbu will create a large mural in a short time span, as a type of performance art, in the Rotunda gallery.

  • Funded in part by UW Art Museum Gala Funds and the Wyoming Arts Council through the National Endowment for the Arts and the Wyoming State Legislature

  Wyoming Arts Council
 
Image: Live painting demonstration by Tashi Norbu
(Photo provided by Tashi Norbu)


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Art Museum

Hours: Tues-Sat: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Extended hours Thursday until 7 p.m.

Closed Sunday & Monday

Admission: Free

Centennial Complex

2111 East Willett Drive

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-6622

Email: uwartmus@uwyo.edu

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