My name is Puspa Gajmer and I was born in Bhutan, known as the happiest country of the world, even though it forced more than 100,000 of its people to leave their birthplace because of ethnic issues and prejudice in the 1990s. I lived more than 22 years in Refugee camps with gathering thoughts, but gaining nothing other than stress and anxiety in the exile life. I have been in the US since 2011. I am happy to live in Akron, a beautiful city of international communities. Life was just a dream ... view more »
In early December, ArtsNow partnered with the Dublin Arts Council to send two local influencers to experience the arts and culture scenes in different communities. ArtsNow selected local artist Nick Lee to travel to Dublin, Ohio, and Dublin Arts Council selected Paige Dempsey to travel to Akron.