Mindy Fitterman
Mindy Fitterman
ARTIST

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Thangka Images, History and Conservation

Contemporary Thangkas and Artwork Inspired by the Thangka Form

  • Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo, Threads of Awakening

  • Gonkar Gyatso
  • Two artists, Leslie Nguyen Temple and Terris Nguyen Temple, are trained in Tibetan paint and appliqué techniques. Their work can be viewed at their website, Tibet Color.
  • Norbulingka is an institute in Nepal dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan arts and culture.
  • Seeking Shambhala was a Museum of Fine Arts Boston exhibition inspired by thangkas. The show included ancient thangkas and contemporary works by two artists – one from Tibet and one from Japan.

Teachers

Techniques

  • English paper piecing is a traditional patchwork method, which involves wrapping fabric over paper shapes to create exacting geometric patterns.
  • How to Drape a Thangka Cover

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