Mrs. U.G.N.D.Weerasinghe

Name: Mrs. U.G.N.D.Weerasinghe

Qualifications: BVA (Special) Degree

Position: Lecturer (probationary)| Department of Textile and Wearable Arts

Profile:

Nadeesha Weerasinghe is working as a Probationary Lecturer and she is attached to the Department of Textile and Wearable Arts of the Faculty of Visual Art, University of the Visual and Performing Arts. She has obtained her first degree with first class in Textile and Wearable Arts and reading Master of Philosophy at University of the Visual and Performing Arts. She has been worked as a Temporary Instructor and temporary lecturer, at Faculty of visual arts, Department of Textile and Wearable arts in UVPA.
Further, she is a confident and capable researcher and academic who particularly published conceptual and subjective experimental work with significant expertise in fashion and textile design. She is interested in doing conceptual and practice-based research under fashion and textile technology. Nadeesha is highly experienced in project supervision, concept development, creative pattern making method and studio work.

Research Interests:

Interesting in doing conceptual and practice-based research under fashion and textile technology (especially on coloration, finishing of textile and product development).

Publications:

published and presented a research paper on “an analytical study on the origin of Osariya” at the National Archeological Symposium – 2017

published and presented a research paper on “A study on traditional textile dyeing methods and new trends in Sri Lanka” at the UVPA Symposium – 2017

published and presented a research paper on “A study on textile 3D methods for Fashion Design” at the UVPA International Symposium – 2018

published a research paper on “The utility of the Jathaka Katha for evolution of Sri Lankan Arts” at the Annual Journal of The Buddhist society of Sri Lanka Press –2018

published postscript of “Ranwan Aswanu” Short story book, published by sinhala literature society of dudley senanayake college, Colombo 05- 2018

Awards:

Achievements:

Have trained as a designer in Ceylon leather products (DI) Mudungoda. Focusing on shoe-bag design and production.

Have trained as a designer in Pallah and company, Katunayake.

Have worked as a Visiting Lecturer at Folk Art Center, Baththaramulla

Have worked as a freelance TV commercial costume designer

Have successfully completed foot wear design course in Industrial Development Board.(IDB)

Have successfully completed leather design course conducted by Ministry of Development of Industrial and enterprises promotion

Have successfully completed a Diploma course in English at Esoft Metro campus, Colombo.

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