BIOGRAPHY

Pema Rinzin was born in Tibet in 1966 and grew up in India, and in his youth studied in TCV School. Later studied with Master Artist Khepa Gonpo, and Kalsang Oshoe, Rigdzin Paljor, master artists from 1979 to 1983. Rinzin subsequently taught Renaissance, Impressionist and Abstract Expressionist art, as well as cartoon drawing for eight years at the Tibetan Children’s Village School (TCV) in Dharamsala. From 1995 to 2004, as artist-in-residence and taught at the Shoko-ji Cultural Research Institute in Nagano, Japan. From 2002 to 2005, he divided his time between Japan and Wurzburg, Germany, where he was an artist-in-residence at the Brush & Color Studio. From November 2005 to October 2008, Rinzin was an artist-in-residence at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York. His paintings have been exhibited internationally and are held in public and private collections worldwide, most notably at the Shoko-ji Cultural Research Institute in Nagano, Japan, and the Rubin Museum of Art.

Pema Rinzin lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he founded the New York Tibetan Art Studio. Presently represented by Joshua Liner Gallery, Chelsea New York.


ARTIST CV

Curator

2017-2018 Kate Oh Gallery

SOLO EXHIBTIONS

2016 Wings of Joy, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2014 Abstract Enlightenment, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2011 Compassion Transformed, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2008 The Four Guardian Kings by Pema Rinzin, Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, TX

2007 Pema Rinzin, the Bridge Progressive Art Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2007 The Pema Show: Artist Critique, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY

2006 Pema Rinzin, Brandt Gallery, Massachussetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2003 Tibetan Art Expression, Wurzburg City Library, Wurzburg, Germany

2001 Transformation, Tibetan Brush & Color Studio, Wurzburg, Germany

1999 Wisdom and Compassion, Hobbit Theater, Wurzburg, Germany

1996 Buddhas, Gods and Demons, Rudolf Alexander-Shroder Hause, Wurzburg, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITONS

2018 KFAA - International Art Exchange Exhibition, Kate Oh Gallery

2017 Seattle Art Fair

2016 JoshuaLiner Group Show

2010 Summer Group Exhibition, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2010 Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY

2010 Barnstormers, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2008 King of the Dharma, The Dean Project, New York, NY

2008 The Four Guardian Kings by Pema Rinzin, Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, TX

2007 BIG- In Himalayan Art, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY

2005 Stone Spirit Tibet, Stadt Gallerie, Bamberg, Germany

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

2008 The Rubin Museums, New York, NY

2008 The Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, TX

1999 Shoko-Ji Shingon Temple, Okaya, Japan

1999 Shoko-Ji Religious Culture Research Institure, Okaya, Japan

1996 Kalachakra Prayer Hall, Dharamsala, India

1995 Private Residence of H.H. The Dalai Lama, Dharamsala, India

PUBLICATIONS

2007 The Flag Project, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY.

2005 Die Weltdestibetischen Buhddhismus, Publication of Museum fur Volkerkunde

2001 Gethope, Dr. Youko Miyasaka, Japan.

2000 Life and Legends of the Eighty Four Mahasiddhas, Shinju Publishing, Tokyo, Japan.

1991 A History of Tibetan Painting, by David Jackson. Publication of Verlag Osterreichische Akademie der