Info Tashi Norbu

  • 1995 - 2000  
    Thangka painter India - Illustrations for several Tibetan books
  • 2002 - 2008  
    S.M.A.K., Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent, Belgium
    Technical assistant and artists assistant 
  • 2003 
    S.M.A.K. Exhibition ‘Gelijk het leven is’
    Assistant wall paintings ‘Golden Alphabets’ for Leo Copers (Belgium)  
    Assistant wall painting ‘Tributes to Kusama’ for Jessica Diamond (Germany) 
    Exhibition ‘Zomaar een verhaal’
    (An arbitrary history: River of Guo-Qiang Cai (China)  
    Assistant to build a Tibetan Yak Skin boat.
  • 2005 - 2006
    Huis van Alijn (Museum of Folk Art), Ghent, Belgium  
    Co-initiator and organization exhibition ‘Himalayan Spirit’ 
  • 2005 - 2007
    Contemporary Tibet Atelier/Gallery, Ghent, Belgium  
    Initiator and owner. Art studio and gallery 
  • 2006 - 2009
    ‘Ticket for Tibet’ Festival  
    Yearly festival, Eindhoven, The Netherlands  
    Co-organization, division Tibet 
  • 2007
    Tibetan Art Tour. Travelling art exhibition  
    Co- organization. Diksmuiden, Antwerp, Brussels, Kortrijk, Ghent  
    and several small villages in Belgium 
  • 2008 - 2010
    ‘Tibet Art Movement’, Amsterdam, The Netherlands  Initiator and co-organization.  
    Exhibitions of contemporary Tibetan art, lectures, art workshops and language courses  
    Gallery, bookstore and art shop in Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
  • 2009
    ‘Tibet Art Now: On the threshold of a new future’  Amsterdam, The Netherlands  
    Initiator. In co-operation with Eckart Dissen  
    (Foundation Meeting with Tibetan Culture, SOTC/FMTC),  
    Rosemarijn Dissen (Gallery ArtSite),  
    Louwrien Wijers (Art meets Science and Spirituality in a changing  Economy, AmSSE).  
    Exhibitions of contemporary Tibetan art of international Tibetan artist 
  • 2010
    Tibet House Holland  
    Exhibitions of contemporary Tibetan artistic culture  
    Initiator and co-founder 
  • 2011
    Contemporary Art Studio 9 Pillars  Art studio and gallery. 
  • 2016
    Museum of Contemporary Tibetan Art Emmen

Contact Info

Tashi Norbu
Origin: Tibetan, born in Bhutan
Nationality: Belgian
Hoofdstraat 18
7811 HA Emmen
The Netherlands
Tel. +31 614937786 

Curriculum Vitae


1989 - 1993
 Highschool, Central School for Tibetans India

1994 - 1999
Traditional Thangka Painting, India
Master Venerable Sangey Yeshi

2000 - 2002
 Vrije Academie, Visual art
Master Arnold Verhé, Belgium

2002 - 2004
 Loods 13, Ghent, Belgium. Sculpture and Ceramics
Master Walter De Buck

2002 - 2006
 Sint Lucas Academie voor Beeldende Kunst
(Saint Lucas Academy of Visual Arts), Ghent, Belgium