Soon after, I became involved in learning about the iconography and painting techniques of Himalayan Buddhist art.
It has been a permanent piece in the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) collection of Buddhist art since 1995.
For non-Buddhist audiences, I used visual presentations in singular and provocative ways to accentuate lectures on the liberating symbolism inherent to Buddhist art.
And as I have touched upon already, I feel that visual “art” expresses the unspoken word.
A student of Kyabje Kalu Rinpoche, among others, Cynthia is the founder of Naropa University’s Visual Art Degree Program.