CONTEMPORARY FINE ARTIST @STUDIO
Gunarathne was born in 1976 Sri Lanka, currently lives and works in London.
2017 – 2018 The Drawing Year Postgraduate Programme, Royal Drawing School, London
2003 – 2004 Miniature Painting Programme, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan.
1998 – 2002 Four years course in Fine Art, VIBAVI Academy of Fine Arts, Colombo,
2010 - Me, Myself & I, Exhibition of drawings, Barefoot Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2004 - Exhibition of Paintings, ROHTAS 2 Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan.
2000 - Exhibition of Paintings, VAFA Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
1995 - Exhibition of Paintings, City Council Hall, Matale, Sri Lanka
Selected Group Exhibitions
2021- 'Missing You', Windsor Castle, England
2021 – Highly Commended works -The Self-portrait Prize 2021, Ruth Borchard Collection, UK.
2020 – Royal Drawing School Summer Show 2020, London
2018 – Best of the Drawing Year- Christi’s, London
2018 - Royal Drawing School, Shoreditch, London
2018 - Space Studio, London
2018 - One Hundred Thousand Small Tales, Dhaka Art Summit, Bangladesh Shilpakala
Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2008 - Artful Resistance, Crisis & Creativity in Sri Lanka, Museum of Ethnology, Vienna.
2007 - Chilli Group, National Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2007 - Untitled, Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2005 - Sri Lankan Contemporary Art, National Art Gallery, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2004 - Aham Puram, Jaffna Public Library, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
Contemporary British Art Collections.
The Royal Art Collection- UK.
Contemporary Art Collection -India
Art Collections - Sri Lanka
Ways of Drawing by Themes & Hudson, London, United Kingdom
Artists Book, Art Basel (9 artists respond to 3 alphabets to create the A-Z of Conflict, a tri-lingual artists book project by Raking Leaves Publishes)
2010 – Me Myself & I, OKRM, London
2010 – Artful Resistance: Contemporary Art from Sri Lanka by ZKF Publishers, Germany (Asia Art Archive)
2021-'Poetry in Aldeburgh'-Festival Artist in Residence.
2021-'Draw the Build' - Project at Royal Drawing School, London
2021- IFLA- Issue 7
2019 -Artist Residency at Dumfries House, Scotland
pen on paper,2010
pen on paper, 2010