38, New Jayaweera Mawatha
Ethul Kotte, Sri Lanka.
Telephone: (94-1) 877309
E-mail : chandraguptha@mailandnews.com

Director of the Vibhavi Academy of Fine Arts, Lecturer at the Institute of Aesthetic Studies.
1960 4th April,Born in Galle, Sri Lanka
1979-1981 BFA(Painting), Institute of Aesthetic Studies, University of Kelaniya
1985-1992 MFA with Honours (Painting), Moscow State Art Institute named after Surikov, Moscow, Russia
1993 Founded Vibhavi Academy of Fine Arts.

One Man Exhibitions
1998 "Barrelism. Recent works". The Heritage Gallery,Colombo
1997 "Barrelism & Other works", The Heritage Gallery, Colombo
1995 "In spacetime", The National Art Gallery, Colombo
1995 "In Spacetime", The British Council, Kandy
1995 "Drawings", The Union Gallery, Izhevsk City, Russia
1992 "Moscow Paintings", The National Art Gallery, Colombo
1991 Retrospective of Paintings, Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, Colombo
1983 Paintings & Drawings, Soviet Cultural House, Colombo
1978 First Exhibition, Samudra Gallery, Colombo

Group Exhibitions
1999 - Third International Artists Camp Exhibition, The National gallery Colombo
- First Asian Trienale, Fukuoka Asian Art Musuem, Fukuoka , Japan
- "Cities on the Move", Hayward Gallery, London
- "Cities on the Move", Lousiana Museum, Denmark
1998 - "Cities in the Move", P.S.1 Gallery, New York
- Khoj International Artists Workshop Exhibition, Modinagar, New Delhi,India
- Group Show, VAFA Gallery, Ethul Kottee
- "Cities on the Move", CapsMusee, Musee d'art contemporain de Bordeaux,France
- "IN DEPENDENCE", Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, Colombo
1997 - "Cities on the move", Vienna Secession, Austria
- Artist Camp Exhibition, The National Art Gallery, Colombo
- Artists Camp Exhibition, Allience Francaise de Kandy, Kandy
- The First Annual Exhibition of VAFA, The National Art Gallery, Colombo
1996 - "Women in Art", The Mountcastle Gallery, Colombo
1995 - 7th Asia Pacific Biennial, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1993 - "New Approaches in Contemporary Sri Lankan Art", The National Gallery,Colombo
1994 - The Academy of Arts, Moscow, Russia
1992 - Izhevsk Collection 92î,Internatioal symposium on open-air sculpture,Izhevsk city,Russia
1991 - Galerie Biemoldsbelang, Groningen, Netherlands
1989 - "Nyu Nagatha" exhibition, Fine Arts Museum, Izhevsk city, Russia
- City Museum, Votkinsk, Russia
- "LODKA" Avant-garde exhibition, Izhevsk, Russia
1985 - PASO exhibition, The Public Library, Colombo
1983 - 2nd Asian Biennial, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1982 - 5th triennial, New Delhi, India
1978 First ever open air art exhibition in Sri Lanka, Sigiriya


Corporate Affairs:
1989 -1997 Director on the Board of MBf Unit Trust (Investment and Public Unit Trust Fund Managers )(A subsidiary of the public listed company, MBf Capital)
1993 Exco Member of the Asean Institute (Institute of South East Asian Business)
1996-1997 Board Member of the Architectural Association Foundation, London (Chairman: Lord Palumbo)

London : "Expo 2005 Tower", AA School, London, May 1998
East Berlin: "Energetics" (with Yeohlee), Aedes East Gallery, Berlin, June 1998
Rotterdam: "Energetics" (with Yeohlee), NAI, Rotterdam, Netherlands, September 1998
New York: "The Skyscraper, Bioclimatically Considered", in The Architectural League of New York, January 1997
London: "Bioclimatic Skyscrapers" in Building Centre, London, February 1995
Berlin: "Bioclimatic Skyscrapers" in Aedes Gallery, West Berlin, 1994
Tokyo: "Contemporary Architects Exhibition" in Nara Town Hall, Triennale Nara, Japan, 1992
Tokyo: "Tropical Skyscrapers" in Tokyo Designers Space, Gallery, Axis Building, Tokyo, January 1990
Tokyo: "Houses - 7 KL Architects" in Tokyo Ginza Pocket Park Gallery. Tokyo, 1985 (with six other architects)

1997 Bunka Prize 96/97 (for special achievement in Painting), Japan- Sri Lanka Cultural Fund

1999 - Third International Artists Camp, Hotel Coral Garden, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
- Art Exchange Programme, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum,Fukuoka,Japan
1998 - Khoj -International Artists Camp, Modinagar, New Delhi, India
- Second International Artists Camp, Habarana Village, Habarana, Sri Lanka
- "Artists Against War" workshop,VAFA, Ethul Kotte, Sri Lanka
1997 - "Cities on the Move", Vienna Secession, Vienna,Austria
- First International Artists Camp, Culture Club Hotel, Kandalama
1995 - Seventh Asian Biennial, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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