Kayla and David Komito's Profile
David has been a scholar, author and professor of Asian religions since the early 1980s, at which time he and Kayla began traveling and collecting arts and handicrafts in the Himalayas, India and Southeast Asia.
During this period Kayla painted and showed her personal work in galleries in the San Francisco area, which was their home base. In the late 1990s Kayla began painting Tibetan thankas (also spelled thangkas) on commission from discerning clients. All the images in her thankas were created using traditional iconic grid lines, colors and so forth. It is also traditional with Tibetan thankas that the background images may express the patron's or the artist's unique interests and vision, and she has followed that tradition with her paintings. Original thankas are produced on archival quality D'Arches watercolor paper using the highest quality light-fast watercolors. The limited edition…
- Joined July 28, 2011