Mixed media on paper
Original painting from her book, "The Day The Buddha Woke Up" (Wisdom Publications); signed, matted and framed.
About Rima Fujita:
Rima Fujita is an artist/author who uses her art for social justice, environment, human rights, animal rights, and women's empowerment. She is a founder of Books for Children. Rima graduated from Parsons School of Design in NYC, has exhibited her work internationally to much acclaim, and has collectors worldwide. Her 25th Anniversary solo exhibition starts on November 7 at Isetan Art Gallery in Tokyo. Her philanthropic focus is Books for Children, her organization that produces books and donates them to children in need. She has created 7 children's books and has donated 15,000 books to the Tibetan children in exile, and donates all her book royalties to the Tibetan children's education. The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Betty Williams personally gave her special recognition at the International Peace Summit. She has won various awards internationally. Rima is currently working on a visual book of The Dalai Lama's life story. Rima has presented her works at Rubin Museum of Art, Tibet House US, Trace Foundation, Mingei Museum, San Diego Museum of Fine Art, Tagore Gallery, Isetan Art Gallery to name a few. Her published books include: Save the Himalayas, Wonder Garden, Wonder Talk, The Little Black Box, Simple Meditation, TB Aware, Rewa, Tibetan Identity and When The Buddha Woke Up.