All posts tagged: Chantala Kommanivanh

Lao America’s 2017 Year in Review

What a year?! Perhaps propelled and fueled by covfefe, it really felt like the personal and the public occupied some blurred lines in 2017. This year showed us what happens when you throw enough water particles into a vat of hot oil the size of a planet. Is anyone left innocent and unshaken? To those that can make that claim…share that medication before it’s re-allocated to the rich! Take a look below and let us know what we might have missed! January After the US Presidential Election slammed to a close, one of our staffers at Little Laos on the Prairie felt it prudent to address the shocking results…and its massive implications. Not surprisingly, we weren’t the only ones shocked with the results. The Laotian Times also addressed the elections. On January 24, “A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA” by Joshua Kurlantzick made its way to print. U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Southeast Asia W. Patrick Murphy visited the Lao PDR on Jan 16 and 17. He outlined several …

ART ON SALE: 30% Off Paintings by Chantala Kommanivanh to Benefit The SEAD Project

END OF SUMMER CLEARANCE: ALL ARTWORK IS 30% OFF At the exclusive opening of “Spice + Rice Foodie Fundraiser” in Fall 2017, the latest collection of contemporary artwork by acclaimed Lao American artist Chantala Kommanivanh went up to support our critical storytelling work for Little Laos on the Prairie and mother org, The SEAD Project. The collection debut at the “Reclaiming Our Seeds” exhibit which ran for 30 days at New Rules. Here’s the full list of pieces. Buy these originals to keep our work alive while supporting one of the most important Lao American artists of our time. If interested, please check availability with us indicating the title of the piece via or call 612-460-5559. All artwork are in Minneapolis area and pick-up is preferred. Any required shipping must be included in total. Payments can be made by check or online. SOLD LIST LAST UPDATED: 9/7/18