Cloisonne Thangka Master
Tsultrim Norbu is a native Tibetan originated from Chamdo, Tibet Autonomous Region, China and has always been fascinated by Thangka art. The master officially began his journey in 2000 through painting Thangka in Tibetan Buddhism temples. He then became an apprentice of Miansa Thangka Master Qu Xiong Ze Ren in 2005, and in 2010, he mastered the craftsmanship of cloisonné filigree. After more than a decade of endeavour, Norbu developed his uniquely dynamic Cloisonne Thangka art technique which fascinates and moves the imagination of audiences and collectors worldwide.
Orgyen Gyurmey was fond of painting since childhood. In 2010, he met Norbu who was teacher of Cloisonne Thangka in his school. Orgyen's first encounter with Cloisonne Thangka deeply fascinated him. Eventually, he officially became an apprentice at Tsultrim Norbu Tibetan Thangka and Arts Atelier in 2019. His enthusiasm for Cloisonne Thangka grows day by day, and he is determined to pursue his dream in becoming an excellent Cloisonne Thangka artist.
Tse Sok first encountered Cloisonne Thangka through Tsultrim Norbu in 2011 and developed a fond interest in it. He joined as an apprentice at Tsultrim Norbu Tibetan Thangka and Arts Atelier in 2018. He hopes to become a Cloisonne Thangka artisan, promote Tibetan art and culture, and help underprivileged Tibetan families.
Hong Kong SAR, China
Debby Shing first encountered cloisonne craftsmanship from Tibetan Thangka Master Tsultrim Norbu in Qinghai-Yushu, China, in 2018. She developed a profound interest in pursuing the craftsmanship and officially became apprentice to Master Tsultrim Norbu in 2020. She has launched her own cloisonne studio in Hong Kong in 2021, and now delivers cloisonne workshops and creates cloisonne art works, delighting and inspiring many students from all walks of life.