Voluntary Artists’ Studio, Thimphu, popularly known as VAST was set up in 1998 by a group of professional artists as a non profitable and non governmental organization (NGO). This informal organization was set up with the sole aim of providing an opportunity to the Bhutanese youth to participate and develop their potential talents as well as share social responsibilities through artistic explorations and other socially useful and productive work.
Atsuko Takai Japanese Contemporary Artist
Her artworks offer a fresh perspective on daily familiar things we generally take for granted, which only through the eyes of an artist take on a different hue and meaning.
Besides promoting our own art it is vital for Bhutanese artists’ to learn and enjoy the vast art
medium and be exposed to diverse forms of art from experienced artists’ around the world.