• In Search of Freedom XXXI

    2016, Oil on Canvas, 122 x 92 cm

  • In Search of Freedom XXII

    2016, Oil on Canvas, 70 x 60 cm

  • In Search of Freedom XXVI

    2106, Oil on Canvas, 61.5 x 46 cm

b. 1964

Sarath Gunasiri Perera holds a Masters of Fine Arts of the Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi, India. Today, Perera is one of the Sri Lanka’s established abstract contemporary painters. He observes the Buddhist theory of impermanence, which is to him an undeniable and inescapable fact of human existence.  He believes the realization of this is the ultimate bliss through which one can gain freedom. He uses earthy and dark shades similar to the colors of a dying leaf to symbolize this theme through his canvases.  In his more recent works, Perera’s abstract expressionist style shows signs of evolution in both colour and fragmentation. The identifiable forms visible in his early work have in his two recent solo shows become further abstracted and the influences of the younger Perera now appear more consistent and mature.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015   In Search of Freedom | Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2014   In Search of Freedom | JDA Perera Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2013   In Search of Freedom | Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

Group Exhibitions

2016   Bengal Art Foundation Group Show | Calcutta India.

2016   Calcutta Art Festival 2016 | Calcutta, India

2016   Depart Show |  University of Visual and Performing Arts, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2013   Triptych, Three Artist Exhibition, JDA Perera Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2010   4th International Artist Biennale, Beijing, China

2009   13th Asian Biennale, Dhaka Art Museum, Dhaka, Bangladesh

2008   Expressions Of Independence, Mona Bismarck Foundation, France

2007   Sri Lankan Art Biennale, National Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2006   Kalavart, Exhibition And Workshop, Ujjain, M.P. India

2006   12th Asian Biennale, Dhaka Art Museum, Dhaka, Bangladesh

1996   Trio, ABC Gallery, Varanasi, India

1994   Sensation, The National Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka1992   Three Sri Lankan Artists, V.M. Art Gallery, Karrachchi, Pakistan

2015 In Search of Freedom | Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2014 In Search of Freedom | JDA Perera Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka
2013 In Search of Freedom | Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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