Gonkar Gyatso | the artist




The artist Gonkar Gyatso
Born 1961, Lhasa, Tibet.
Lives and works in London, England.

Style and technique of the artist: Collage, Drawing, Venice Biennale, Painting, Sydney Biennale,


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Gonkar Gyatso
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Gonkar Gyatso
Gonkar Gyatso was born in 1961 in Lhasa. He graduated from the Fine Art Department of the Central Institute of Nationalities, Beijing and from the Chelsea Art & Design College, London. He is the Co-Founder of “The Sweet Tea House Artists Association”…

Gonkar Gyatso
Portfolio of works, with biography

Gonkar Gyatso
Gonkar designed and painted “The Yarlung River”, a large-scale mural in the Tibet Reception Hall of the Great Hall of the People (parliament building ) in Beijing in 1985. He is a founding member of the “Sweet Tea House”, the first salon for modern Tibetan Artists and from 1985 –1992 lectured and taught arts at the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Tibet. From 1992–1996 he worked as resident graphic designer for the Library of Tibetan Works & Archives in Dharamsala…

Gonkar Gyatso
Gonkar Gyatso was born in 1961 in Lhasa, Tibet. He graduated from the Fine Art Department of the Central Institute of Nationalities, Beijing and from the Chelsea Art & Design College, London.

He is the founder of The Sweet Tea House – a contemporary Tibetan art gallery in East London. He was the recipient of a Leverhulme Fellowship in 2003 and became ‘Artist in Residence’ at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford…



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