|Yanchenma, brushed ink on paper, 29 x 32 in. 2014|
Sonam has received numerous mural and painting commissions in Nepal and New York City. His painting Four-Arm Cherzig (below) is the largest Thangka painting in Mustang, measuring 10 by 5.5 feet. The painting is widely admired for its narrative complexity, beauty of execution, and detailed drawing. The Yanchenma (above) is on view at our gallery. Sonam is also an accomplished musician. He lives and works in Brooklyn.
Information about the class at the gallery
Great Blog Post from Hudson Valley Native Sky (2016)
Profile of Sonam Rinzin by the Endangered Language Alliance
|Four-Arm Cberzig, 10 x 5.5 ft. in Mustang, Nepal|