Saturday, January 24, 2015

Photographer Regina DeLuise Documents Life In Bhutan

By Erica Smith
A photo from Regina DeLuise's Bhutan exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art in St. Louis. Regina DeLuise
MISSOURI---Photographer Regina DeLuise took a chance and ended up in Bhutan. DeLuise, Maryland Institute College of Art’s photography chairwoman, worked with the Volunteer Artist Studio in Thimphu, Bhutan’s capital, to secure a visa and was able to work with artists and students there. Bhutan is a small predominantly Buddhist country in south Asia, bordered by China and India. DeLuise’s photos will be on display at the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art in St. Louis; the exhibit opens Saturday. [link]

Museum of Contemporary Religious Art:Regina DeLuise's Vast Bhutan: Images from the Phenomenal World” (Jan. 24-May 10, 2015); 3700 W. Pine Mall Blvd., Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO; (314) 977-7170;