Gonkar Gyatso (b. 1961, Lhasa, Tibet) is a London-based transnational artist. In 2003, he founded the Sweet Tea House in London, dedicated to promoting contemporary Tibetan art and bringing together artists from inside Tibet and from abroad.
Awards and honors
Artist in residence at Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, U.K.
Gyatso was trained in traditional brush painting at the Central University for Nationalities in Beijing as well as traditional Tibetan thangka painting in Dharamsala, India. He earned an M.A. in fine art at the Central St. Martins College of Art and Design in London.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Rubin Museum of Art, New York
National Art Gallery, Beijing
Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
Courtauld Institute of Art, London
Burger Collection, Zurich
Wereldmuseum Rotterdam, Netherlands
Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, Australia
53rd Venice Biennale, Italy
Sixth Asia Pacific Triennial, Queensland, Australia