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US prize for Dharamsala artist

US prize for Dharamsala artist

A painting ‘Old Soil House’ made by Mukesh Thapa.



Tribune News Service

Dharamsala, January 16

A painting by Dharamsala-based artist Mukesh Thapa has won the second prize in Plein Air Salon Art Competition in Colorado, US.

The painting ‘Old Soil House’was adjudged a winner by Scott A Shields of the Corcker Art Museum.

Another painting by Thapa, ‘Rain Bubbles’, was selected as the best in the water category. The paintings will be showcased in the Plein Air Today Newsletter.

Thapa is famous for creating paintings with the single hair of his beard. He showed it in ‘OMG Yeh Mera India’ television show. He also runs an art gallery in Dharamsala.


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