Tsherin Sherpa

TSHERIN SHERPA

Born
1968, Kathmandu, Nepal
Lives and works in USA and Nepal


EDUCATION

1991–96
Buddhist Philosophy under the tutelage of various Buddhist masters, Nepal
1988–89
Computer Science and Mandarin, Taipei, Taiwan
1983–88
Traditional Tibetan thangka painting apprenticeship with his father, Master Urgen Dorje


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Beautiful Decay, Rossi & Rossi, Hong Kong
2013
Golden Child/Black Clouds, Rossi & Rossi, Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2012
Tibetan Spirit, Rossi & Rossi, London, UK


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
2nd Yinchuan Biennale, Yinchuan, China
2017
Coming of Age, Sector 2337, Chicago, USA
1st Kathmandu Triennale, Kathmandu, Nepal
Between Us, Frank Museum of Arts, Otterbein University, Ohio, USA
2016
Image-In Tibet, La Lanterne, Rambouillet, France
Bring it Home: (Re)Locating Cultural Legacy through the body, San Francisco Arts
Commission (SFAC) Galleries, USA
2015
8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT8), Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Active Blur, Rossi & Rossi, London, UK
2014
Parallel Realities, ARNDT, Berlin, Germany in conjunction with Rossi & Rossi, London, UK
2nd Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Impermanence, Rossi & Rossi, Hong Kong
Our Clouded Hills, Art14, London, UK
Anonymous, The Fleming Museum at the University
of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA and
the Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA
Freedom: Just Another Word For... ,Kidspace at MASS MoCA, North Adams,
Massachusetts, USA
2013
SAME : DIFFERENCE, Rossi & Rossi, London UK
In-Between: 21st Century Tibetan Artists Respond to 12th -15th Century Tibetan Manuscript
Covers, Rossi & Rossi, London, UK
Anonymous, Samuel Dorsky Museum at the State University of New York, New Paltz, New York, USA
Freedom is Just Another Word For...
Mass MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA
Tefaf 2013, Maastricht, The Netherlands, Rossi & Rossi
2012
Earth|Body|Mind, Kathmandu International Art Festival 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal
Victory! Triumph in Classical and Contemporary Asian Art, Rossi & Rossi, London, UK
2011
Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, USA;
The Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, USA
What’s So Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding?, Rossi & Rossi, London, UK
Beyond the Mandala–Contemporary Art from Tibet, Volte Gallery, Mumbai, India, in
collaboration with Rossi & Rossi, London, UK
Art Stage Singapore, Rossi & Rossi, Singapore
2010
Scorching Sun of Tibet, Songzhuang Art Center, Beijing, China
Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, USA
Buddha in the Hood, Red Mill Gallery, Johnson, USA
2009
Deity Thangka Paintings, Alta Galleria, Berkeley, USA
2007
Sacred Images, Alta Galleria, Berkeley, USA
Contemporary Thangka, Smith Andersen Editions, Palo Alto, USA
Culture-Mutt, The Green Lantern Gallery, Chicago, USA
2002
Tibetan Thangka, The Miyares Gallery, Sonoma Academy, Santa Rosa, USA
2001
Tibetan Thangka Painting, Oriental Museum, Durham University, Durham, UK
2000
Yamantaka, Fort Mason, San Francisco, USA
1999
Mandala of Compassion, Marin Headlands Centre for the Arts, Sausalito, USA
Amitayus, Sonoma Museum of Visual Arts, Santa Rosa, USA


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2014
Parallel Realities, ARNDT, Berlin, Germany in conjunction with Rossi & Rossi, London, UK


FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

2012
Dharamshala International Artists’ Workshop 2012
2010
Rubin Museum of Art: Himalayan Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, USA
2008
Asia Alive, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, USA
2007
Asia Alive, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, USA
2003
Asia Alive, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, USA
1999
Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, USA


COLLECTION

The Sigg Collection
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, USA
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA
Rubin Museum of Art, New York, USA