Sujeewa Kumari

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Little woman, 2008 Mixed Media 30x40cm
she , 2010 Mixed Media 40cmx30cm
Quick Facts
Birth year
Lives in
Sri Lanka
Works in
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Representing galleries


Sujeewa Kumari

Born 1971


2004   MFA, Interdisciplinary research visual arts and media,Dutch Art Institute, Netherlands

2002   Diploma, Aki Academy of Fine Art, Netherlands

1998   BFA, Institute of Aesthetic Studies, University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka   

 Recent exhibitions- 

Group Show – The Garden of Eden – 30th November 2013 – 31st March 2014

Shalini Ganendra Fine Art,  Malaysia

Solo Exhibitions

2012    ‘Forgotten Dream’,Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2010    Mixed media works, Project space, Lichfield Passage,  Wolverhampton art Gallery, U.K.

2004    performance presentation- Living Sculpture, Gampaha Train station Gampaha         

2003    performance presentation Skin of the white Tea Bags, Netherlands

2002    Solo- Barefoot Gallery, 706, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2002    Aki Academy of Fine Arts, Netherlands

2000    Paradise Road Galleries, Colombo, Sri Lanka


Group Exhibitions (selected)

2013Temporary Permanence: Contemporary art from Sri Lanka, collaboration with   

          SaskiaFernandoGallery, XVA Gallery, Dubai

2011 Sri Lankan contemporary female, SaskiaFernandoGallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2011 Presented video works Wolverhampton art Gallery, U.K.

2011 Contemporary Art from Sri Lanka 2011, Asia House, London, U.K.

 2010 Between Kismet and Karma South Asian Woman Artists Respond to Conflict, Leeds Art  

         Gallery, Leeds, U.K. 

2010  ARTFUL RESISTANCE’ Crisis and Creativity in Sri Lanka’ Museum of weltkulturen –                  

       Galerie 37, Franckfurt, Germany.

 2009 Colombo Art Biennale 2009’ Imagining Peace’, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2008-  Artful Resistance Crisis and Creativity in Sri Lanka, Museum fur                            

           Volkerkunde, Vienna, Austria

           Recent developments in contemporary Sri Lankan paintings,

           Gallery Art Korner, Netherlands

2008/2007   PostcART, exhibition Galle and kooii gallery, Hokandara


2007   ‘Where,What,Who,When and How' Barefoot Gallery,Colombo, Sri Lanka             

2006    'feb' Barefoot Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2005    Sri Lankan and Australian artists Exhibition, The cross Art Projects, Sydney,                    


2004   'Luggage' and 'Under-Construction', two exhibitions as part of a collaborative     

            project by both the Dutch art Institute, Netherlands and Nanjing Art Institute,                         

            Nanjing, China                

            CUT and MIX, Finomenal Space, Colombo, Sri Lanka

            7th International artist Camp, The village Hotel Habarana, and exhibition, Harold            

            Pieris Gallery, Colomb, Sri Lanka.


2003-  'Visva Karma', Kulturforum Rheine, Germany and Netherlands

           'After the 7th', Presentation, Dutch Art Institute, Netherlands

2002-  'Another Dialogue', two-person exhibition, Upstairs Gallery

            at Thambapani Colombo, Sri Lanka                                                                                                                                                                                    


2001-  Two person exhibition, Hivos, DenHaag, Organized by

            Gate foundation, Netherlands

            "Update 001", Group exhibition, Das Atelierhaus, Gronau, Germany

            Two person exhibition, 'Art Affairs' Galerie fur Internationale kuns, Germany.              

            Hope and introspection, De Witte Kamer, Deldon, Netherlands


2000-   Two Person exhibition, Academisch Ziekenhuis, Nijmegen The Ntherlands.

            Four person exhibition The Havelock Place Bungalow, Colombo

            Group exhibition Reclaiming Histories; A Retrospective Exhibition Of

            Women's Art', Sapumal foundation, Colombo, Sri Lanka

1999-  "Nawa Kalakaruwo" National Art Gallery Colombo


1998-  National Art Gallery, Colombo  Sri Lanka.

            Moods & Modes, 50 years of Sri Lanka Paintings, National Art Gallery.

            'New Directions' 50 Years of Sri Lanka's Independence,

            MountCastle Gallery, Colombo.

1997-  'Space-1997' two person exhibition, Alliance Francaise Gallery Colombo.


Art Workshops, Artist Residencies and Artists Camps

2004-  One month resident program, Nanjing Art Institute,  Nanjing, China

2004 - 7th International artist Camp, The village Hotel Habarana, Sri Lanka

2003-  Three weeks resident program, Kulturforum Rheine, Germany 

1998-  2nd International Artists artist Camp, The village Hotel Habarana, Sri Lanka

           Self Help Six Artists work shop/ Exhibition, Lionel Wend Art Gallery Colombo

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