Water color classes, our 2nd class in the 2008 grand plan began yesterday, with Rajesh, Pema and Kinga getting the kids excited about the subject.
Today after a short indoor class, we braved the pre monsoon drizzle to go outdoors.… Continue reading ->
Another Saturday at VAST. This Saturday is the last tonal drawing class. Starting next week, Rajesh will teach water colours for the next 4 Saturdays.
Not many kids turned up today, as most of them went to see off the … Continue reading ->
Mayiesh, a long time member of VAST is studying ceramics in Shantiniketan, India. He is back in Thimphu for his summer break, and he has brought with him some of his work, which are at display in VAST. Mayiesh is … Continue reading ->
Verdell, an outdoor adventure specialist from Canada left for her country toady, after living in Thimphu for about 3 years. We had a farewell dinner for her a few nights earlier.
Miss V as some of our kids call her, … Continue reading ->
Savio D’silva and 6 other students from the prestigious J.J School of Arts in Mumbai, India, are visiting Bhutan, and they dropped in for a chat. Savio, among his many talents, is also a tattoo artist – I dont think … Continue reading ->
His Royal Highness Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, graced us with a visit to our studio on the 7th of May, 2008. His Royal Highness who will lead Bhutan to the Smithsonian Folk-Life festival in Washington DC, USA later this June, … Continue reading ->
In a ceremony to mark the World Intellectual Property Day yesterday, Asha Kama was awarded a certificate by the Royal Government of Bhutan, in recognition of his enormous contribution in the field of art. Asha has received this award in … Continue reading ->
A joint design submitted by VAST members Dorji Wangchuk, Sonam Chophel and Pema Tshering won the competition to design the Bhutan Seal of Excellence and the Bhutan Seal of Quality. The Bhutan Seal of Excellence and the Bhutan Seal of … Continue reading ->
The 3 paintings depicting the 3 geographical zones of Bhutan, to be exhibited in the upcoming Smithsonian Folk Life Exhibition is finally complete. After a month of sleepless nights, Asha Kama and the boys finally handed over the 3 paintings … Continue reading ->
Li-Ping has a great collection of pictures on flickr from our 10th Anniversary party on the 7th of April. Thanks Li-Ping.
Click here to view the pictures … Continue reading ->