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Tibet artist Sonam Phuntsok


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At the Pacific Northwest College of Art, we watch as Tibetan artist Sonam Phuntsok works on a giant painting called a thangka, a form of Buddhist meditation. Having been awarded a grant and finding the perfect work space at the PNCA, Sonam started on his current piece but has been creating thangkas for more than twenty years.

First Broadcast: 2007
Producer: Katrina Sarson

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Watercolorist Gene Gill; Tibet artist Sonam Phuntsok; Reggie Houston (817)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #817
Original Broadcast: February 1, 2007