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Sonam Yeshi, Visual Artist & Designer

Sonam Yeshi is one of the few women artists and designers in the Tibetan world. After graduating from the Parsons New School for Design in New York, she worked for Norbulingka institute in Dharamsala where she designed the interior space of Chonor House and Norling Hotel in Dharamsala. She is the chief designer for Norbulingka fashion and household goods which are found in fine goods shops around. Sonam Yeshi has a registered interior design company in Hong Kong and also works on her own art. She talks about contemporary Tibetan art and the intersection of her artistic and business experience.