Jagath Ravindra

Name: Mr. Jagath Ravindra
Qualifications: Mssc-Philosophy (Kelaniya), BFA (Hons) Painting (Kelaniya), PgD – Archaeology (Kelaniya)
Position: Dean Faculty of Visual Arts | Senior Lecturer

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Research Interests:

Awards: (Selected)

2014 Certificate of Merit, 21st Korea Art International Open-Exhibition Organized by Korea International Exchange Association.

2006  Honorable Mention Award, 12th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh.

1995  “Best Painting” 107th Anniversary Art Exhibition, The Ceylon Society of Arts.

1995  Silver Award, Lalith Kala ’95.

1994  Special Award Young Contemporaries, Organized by George Keyt Foundation

1993  Young artist of the year, Young Contemporaries, Organized by George Keyt Foundation

1991  Young artist of the year, Young Contemporaries, Organized by George Keyt Foundation.

1990  Second prize Centenary Art Exhibition. Ceylon art Society

1989  Second Place, State art & Sculpture Festival

1999-2000 E.C.B. Wijesinghe Scholarship, UVPA and Tower Hall Theater Foundation, Colombo 07, SL.

Achievements:

Chairman, (2005-2009) Art & Sculpture Panel of the Arts Council of Sri Lanka. Ministry of Cultural Affairs.

Selection Panel Member, George Keyt Foundation.

Jury Member, Ceylon Society of Arts.

1990-1993 Editorial Artist, Prabhath Publication.

1993-2003 Illustrator / Associate Art Director/ Art Director/Senior art Director in Advertising industry.

1995/1997 Visiting Lecture, Institute of Aesthetic Studies, University of Kelaniya.

1997 Visiting Lecture, Department of Philosophy, University of Kelaniya.

2003-2005 Visiting Lecture, Institute of Aesthetic Studies, University of Kelaniya.

Solo Exhibitions :

2016 Blooming Beauty, Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2009 Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2008 Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2007 Fights against Darkness, XVA Gallery, Dubai. UAE.

2006 Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2005 Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2005 XVA Gallery, Dubai. UAE.

2005 Selected Works, Hotel Thilanka, Kandy, Organized by bayvon.com

2004 Born Through the Earth, Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2004 The Hope, Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2003 Reconstructing Man, Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2002 Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2001 Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2000 Paradise road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2000 Isolation, Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

1999 Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

1997 Lionel Wendt Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

1995 Moods, ’95. Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

1993 Moods, Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, Colombo Sri Lanka.

Group Exhibitions (Selected) :

2019    Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Artist Exchange Program, Jointly organized by the High Commission of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka and the Gallery FourLife (Pvt) Ltd, Lionel Wendt Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2019    One Won art exhibition Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2019    Black & Shades – International Painting Exhibition, University of the Visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka.

2017    The International Visual Arts Exhibition – National Harmony in Artist’s Eye, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2016  “Department Show”, J.D.A Perera Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Organized by Department of Painting, Faculty of Visual Arts, University of the Visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka.

2015  “TRANSITION” Mandala Fine Art Gallery, Singapore.

2015  5th International Art Festival, Kathmandu, Nepal. Organized by SMD Foundation.

2012  SAARC Artists’ Exhibition, Organized by SAARC Cultural Center

2012  Sri Lankan artists, National Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Organized by George Keyt Foundation

2011  Art way gallery Exhibition, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2011  SAARC Artists’ Exhibition, J.D.A Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Organized by SAARC Cultural Center.

2011  Contemporary Art from Sri Lanka, Asia House, London, UK

2010  JDA Gallery Opening Exhibition, Faculty of visual arts.

2010  RM studio Residency exhibition, Ejaz Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan.

2010  Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2009  “Colombo Biennale”, Sri Lanka.

2009  SAARC Artists’ Exhibitions, Male, Maldives.

2008  Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2008  SAARC Artists’ Exhibitions, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2008  Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2007  Visual Art Biennale, Sri Lanka.

2007  SAARC Artists’ Exhibitions, New Delhi. India

2006  The Noble Sage Art Gallery, London, UK.

2006     Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2005     “FOACUS” National Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2002     “Serendipity” October Gallery, London, UK.

2001     Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh. Dhaka, Bangladesh.

1998     50th Independents Day celebration exhibition, National Art Gallery, Colombo Organized by. Department of culture affairs.

1998     “Moods and Moads” 50th Independents Day celebration exhibition, National Art Gallery, Colombo. Organized by George Keyt Foundation.

1994     “Nawa Kalakaruwo” Organized by George Keyt Foundation.

1992     “Sensation” National Art Gallery, Colombo.

International Participations (Selected) :

2019 The NEW CRAFTS International Artists Group Exhibition & Seminar, Beijing, China. Organized by the office of International Cooperation and Exchange, Tsinghua University, China.

2019 6th Silk Road International Art Exhibition, Xi’an, China. Jointly organized by Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China, Department of Culture and Tourism of Shaanxi Province and Xi’an Architecture and Technology University, China.

2018 Beyond the Ink Wash International Art Exhibition, 4th Kunming Art Biennale – Yunnan Art Museum, Kunming, China. Jointly organized by the Department of Culture of Yunnan Province, Yunnan Art Museum and Yunnan Academy of Art and Yunnan Artists Association.

2018 International Artist – Teachers’ Camp, Bangalore, India. Organized by the College of Fine Arts, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore, India.

2016  International Art Camp on the occasion of the 17th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh.
jointly organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and Youngone Corporation

2012 SAARC Artists’ Camp, Colombo Sri Lanka. Organized by SAARC Center, Sri Lanka.

2011 SAARC Artists’ Camp, Colombo Sri Lanka. Organized by SAARC Center, Sri Lanka.

2010  Neerja Morthy International Artists’ Camp, Jaipur, India. Organized by Neerja Morthy Art center

2010  RM studio international Residency, Lahore, Pakistan. Organized by Studio RM

2009  Dialogue & Prelude Organized by Arteast

2007  SAARC Artist Camp, Jaisalmer, India. Organized by Indian Council for Cultural Relation & SEHER

2006  International Artists Camp, Ujjain, India. Organized by Kalava Art

2005  SAARC Countries Painters Camp, Hyderabad, India.

2004  International Artists Camp, Colombo Sri Lanka Organized by the George Keyt Foundation.

2001  10th Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh. Organized by the Bengal Foundation.­­

2001  International Artists Camp, Colombo Sri Lanka Organized by the George Keyt Foundation.

2000  International Artists Camp, Colombo Sri Lanka Organized by the George Keyt Foundation.

1998  Second International Artists Camp, Colombo Sri Lanka Organized by George Keyt Foundation,

Alliance Francois, British Council and German Culture Centre.

1997 International Artists Camp, Colombo Sri Lanka Organized by George Keyt Foundation, Alliance Francois, British Council and German Culture Centre.

1997  9th Triennial International Artist Camp, Colombo Sri Lanka Organized by Lalith Kala Academy, New Delhi, India.

Collections :

Xi’an Art Museum, China / Central Bank of Sri Lanka / Paradise Road Galleries, Sri Lanka / Tintagel Colombo, Sri Lanka / Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka / Hotel the Beach, Negombo, Sri Lanka / Bengal Gallery, Bangladesh / Dr. Harvard Webster, Perth, Australia / Sunethra Bandaranaike Collection / Niki Harrison Collection, Australia / Xavier Yopart Belgium / A. Omar Collection and many other Private and Institutional collections in Sri Lanka and overseas.

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