Excerpts from Focus on the Masters: A Conversation with Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo
Meeting With The Dalai Lama

In this clip, Leslie talks about the Dalai Lama’s response to her artwork during a private audience in 1997.  From a Focus On The Masters interview with Leslie in 2015.

Focus on the Masters is a nonprofit art appreciation program that documents, preserves and presents the works and lives of accomplished contemporary artists. Founder and executive director Donna Granata interviewed silk thangka artist Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo to document her life and work for the archive.

Stream the full interview at: threadsofawakening.com/fotm-optin.

What is a Silk Applique Thangka?

In this clip, Leslie defines “thangka,” distinguishes thangka paintings from the rarer fabric thangkas, and introduces different ways we can relate to the sacred images depicted in thangkas.

Stream the full interview at: threadsofawakening.com/fotm-optin.

View individual videos from this interview at:  Leslie’s Vimeo Channel.