Arts Council of Sri Lanka


Prageeth Rathnayake is an emerging visual artist of the new generation. Following the footsteps of his father who was known for his work as a local artist and Brother Sujith Rathnayake; who is also a renowned artist for his iconic work, Prageeth entered to the Sri Lankan art scene at a very young age. Known for his unique contemporary artistic approach in bringing mind opening subjects to the canvas, Prageeth has held four solo exhibitions and a number of group exhibitions in Sri Lanka as well as in overseas. He gained his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree ((Paintings First Class) from the University of Visual and Performing Arts in 2007. Currently Prageeth is engaging in art exhibitions, workshops and other art related activities locally and internationally and working as an Art Director and a set designer at the Sri Lanka Rupawahini Co-operation.