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Tibetan Gallery & Studio

6770 McKinley Street #130
Sebastopol, CA 95472
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Tibetan Gallery & Studio is the only place outside of Tibet where visitors can see a Tibetan master creating a thanbhochi, which is a massive, multi-story Buddhist scroll painting.

This is the first time a Tibetan has painted one outside Tibet, it will take 3-5 years to complete.

The Tibetan Gallery & Studio is run by Tibetan master artist, Tashi Dhargyal.

Visitors can view Tashi working on thangka (traditional Buddhist scroll paintings), and also join into his weekly classes. Tashi is one of the few masters in the West working entirely in the traditional Tibetan method, which includes hand-prepared canvas, hand ground mineral pigments, and 24k gold.

Tashi studied the Menris Tradition of painting under the late Ven. Sangye Yeshe, who was appointed by HH the Dalai Lama to open the first school for thangka painting in Dharamsala, India. Before his teacher’s passing, Tashi worked with Sangye Yeshe to formalize the school as a nonprofit, the Institute of Tibetan Thangka Art (ITTA). Today the Institute remains one of Tashi’s primary interests and has his continued support.

The gallery features original thangka for sale – both by Tashi, and by ITTA’s students.

The studio welcomes requests from schools, sangha, and community for special presentations or events.
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Museum/Facility Hours Open: Open to the public Saturdays 12 - 5 p.m.
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