Pema is a Thangka artist from Bhutan. He has been paintingThangkas and Mandalas for 15 years. He paints for a living.
Below is the short interview with Pema about his life and path to the Thangka Art.
Pema is from Bhutan. He is married and has a family. He does paintings for a living and to provide for his family. He is living in Thimphu Bhutan with his family.
Pema's Academic qualification
After Higher Secondary education he .
The actual origin of the Thangka paintings has been a subject of confusion. Some stories claim that Thangka originated from Tibet, some claim that they have been originated from Nepal, while some claim from India.
Is it Nepal?
Though Thangka painting is believed to be painted in Tibet at first the real origin is from Nepal. It is because during the reign of King Songtsen Gampo in 6th century he invited artists from Nepal to paint the .