Looking For the Unseen II

By K D De Silva $1,650

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Size: 59cm by 56cm

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About the Artist

A Brief History

K D De Silva, Sri Lankan born artist taught by his beloved father how to paint. He became interested in nature and now specialised in painting birds, still life and Urbanscapes. His paintings are in Acrylics, Oil and Mixed Media.

Exhibitions

2016
Finalist, Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award
On The Go, Lethbridge Gallery


2015
Finalist, Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award
Finalist, Brisbane Rotary Art Show


2014
Finalist, Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award
Finalist, Brisbane Rotary Art Show


2011
Group Exhibition, International Wildlife in Art, Logan Art Gallery, Qld
Group Exhibition, Queensland Wildlife Art Society’s Annual Art Show


2010
Group Exhibition, Bayside PCYC Art Show, Cleveland, Qld


2009
‘Feathers and sails’, Solo Exhibition, TSA Gallery, Malmsbury, Vic
‘Crossing Paths’, Group Exhibition Dudley House, Bendigo, Vic
Annual Rotary Art Show, Bendigo, Vic ( Sold out)


2008
‘Passion 2’, Solo Exhibition, Capital Theatre, Bendigo, Vic
Annual Rotary Art Show, Bendigo, Vic
‘Beannaithe Spiorad’ Art Show, Group Exhibition, Bendigo, Vic


2007
Annual Rotary Art Show, Bendigo, Vic


2005
Dahlia Art Show, Bendigo, Vic


2004
‘Passion’, Solo Exhibition, Capital Theatre, Bendigo, Vic
‘Beannaithe Spiorad’, Art Show, Bendigo, Vic
Strathfieldsaya Spring Art Show, Bendigo, Vic
Potters Gallery Show, Bendigo, Vic
Annual Easter Rotary Art Show, Bendigo, Vic


2003
Annual Easter Rotary Art Show, Bendigo, Vic


2002
‘Final Folio Art Show’ Phillis Palmer Gallery, La Trobe University, Vic
Guest artist of Annual Easter Rotary Art Show, Bendigo, Vic
Annual Easter Rotary Art Show, Bendigo, Vic


2001
‘Beauty of Nature 3’, Solo Exhibition, Penfolds Fine Art Gallery, Bendigo, Vic (Sold out)
Annual Wildlife Art Society of Australasia Show, Melbourne, Vic
Guest artist of Annual Easter Rotary Art Show, Bendigo, Vic
Annual Easter Rotary Art Show, Bendigo, Vic


2000
‘Beauty of Nature 2’, Solo Exhibition, Fitzroy Art Gallery, Melbourne, Vic.
‘Beauty of Nature’, Solo Exhibition, Pottery Gallery, Bendigo, Vic. (Sold out)
Annual Wildlife Art Society of Australasia Show, Melbourne, Vic
Annual Easter Rotary Art Show, Bendigo, Vic


1999
‘50 Birds’, Solo Exhibition, French Cultural Centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
‘Young Contemporaries’ National Art Gallery in Colombo, Sri Lanka


1998
The President of Sri Lanka purchased 2 paintings for her personal collection.

Education

2000 - 2002 Bachelor of Visual Arts - La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia.

Awards

2016
Catagory Prize Winner, Lethbridge 10000 Small Scales Art Award
2015
Skill Award Winner, Lethbridge 10000 Small Scales Art Award
2014
Highly Commended Award, Lethbridge 10000 Small Scales Art Award
2011
Finalist ( Category 2 ) Lethbridge 10000 Small Scales Art Award
2004
‘The William Farmer Award’ Easter Rotary Art Show, Bendigo, Vic
2000
‘The Allan McEvery Memorial Award’ Wild Life Art Society of Australasia, Melbourne, Vic
1995-1999
Various small prizes and Awards from many Art Shows

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