Cambodia art journey reflects the nation’s modern hope
Artist Chan Phoun demonstrating his painting on a boat cruise in Kampot. (Photo by Mayumi Tsutakawa.)
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA — Lauren Iida, an accomplished Seattle artist, creates spaces and opportunities for Cambodian artists to train and excel. She is the founder of Open Studio Cambodia, a fledgling art center in Kampot, the small coastal city south of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital. The center gathers and trains emerging artists, many of whom live with disabilities and have enjoyed very few chances to hone their art skills... READ THE FULL ARTICLE This article has been also published by The Cambodia Daily and Cambodia News English and can be read on their websites.