He loves the brush and uses it to give life to the white canvass. Rajesh Gurung, 37, a co-founder of the Voluntary Artists’ Studio, Thimphu (VAST) is one of the popular artists in the country.
The self taught professional artist … Continue reading ->
This article appeared in the inaugural edition of the “Drukpa” magazine.
Tashi Phuntsho Jr. of Drukpa looks at art and the individual through VAST.
The attic would not rate as a conventional place for imparting fine art, with an … Continue reading ->
Art can speak.
Art can listen.
Art can see.
Art can feel.
Art can change.
There are countless non-profit art organizations in the world. While most of them utilize the power art holds for positive and productive social purposes, VAST … Continue reading ->
Sonam Wangchuk, popularly known as Tsip, was featured in Kuensel today. Tsip means “astrologer”. Can also mean “wiz kid”. Our wiz kid is a struggling artist.
The Self-Portrait of a Struggling Young Artist
“There are so many mediums of … Continue reading ->
This story appeared on the 25 April, 2009 issue of the Bhutan Observer.
Building Houses For The Poor
“Houses” such as these are aplenty in rural Bhutan.
“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art,” … Continue reading ->
This story appeared on the 19 April, 2009 issue of the Bhutan Times.
The Dreams are Lovely, Deep, and Vast
The Voluntary Artists’ Studio of Thimphu (VAST) is determined to pursue its dreams and promises as it celebrates its 11th … Continue reading ->
Dipika, a VAST member, and a reporter for Bhutan Today, has an interesting article about unemployment, art and VAST.
Link: http://dionthejob.blogspot.com/2009/04/art-anyone.html … Continue reading ->