• Chenrezig, 2011
    oil on canvas 20 x 31.5 inches
    by Soyolmaa Davaakhuu

  • Far From, 2010
    oil on canvas 33 x 39 inches
    by Soyolmaa Davaakhuu

  • Dakinis, 2006
    canvas,oil 35 x 43 inches
    by Soyolmaa Davaakhuu


September 28 – September 30

 180 Doe Library
Berkeley, CA 94704

Buddhist Revelations in Mongolian Contemporary Art

The exhibition presents a work by a Mongolian artist Soyolmaa Davaakhuu. Soyolmaa Davaakhuu's art is based on her profound interest and practice of Buddhism. She is one of very few artists in Mongolia who aim to find new modernist style of expression of Buddhist images, motifs and symbols. She studied Buddhism and with the approval of her guru, she is able to create new forms and iconographies for Buddhist deities and their manifestations. Her art was shown in UK, USA, Canada, South Korea, Vietnam, and Mongolia. The exhibition opening will include the artist's talk and a dialogue with the Mongolian curator and art historian Uranchimeg Tsultem.

The event is taking place in conjunction with the conference on Mongolian Buddhism at University of California, Berkeley.

Place: 180 Doe Library
Artist's Talk: Thursday, September 28, 2-3pm.
Exhibition viewing: Thursday, September 28, 1-4pm; by appointment on September 29-30, 10am-5pm.
Contact for more information and appointments: Dr. Uranchimeg Tsultem at utsultem@gmail.com


The Mongolia Foundation

Himalayan & Central Asian

The Mongolia Foundation is a non-profit, educational and cultural organization in Berkeley, CA to support and promote Mongolia’s vast array of fine art, culture, and community to an international audience. Through different events, exhibitions, fellowships, and publications, the MF hopes to bring education and knowledge about Mongolia in today’s global cultural scene. The Mongolia Foundation’s recent support includes Mongolia Initiative, a new educational program at University of California at Berkeley and a Mongolian female artist’s participation in the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015.



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