Ms. Lanka de Silva

Address- office         Visual Arts and Performing Arts Unit, Department of Fine Arts, --------------------------------University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Address-Residence  - G 272 ,Nivasipura ,Ekala ,Ja- Ela
Phone                       (Office)  +94-11-2903772/2903774;
                                (Home) +94-11-2293638;
E--mail                     < lankaddesilva@yahoo.com>



Current Position
Head, Visual Arts & Design and Performing Arts unit

Senior Lecturer, (Landscape Architect )Visual Arts and Performing Arts Unit
Dept. of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (since 1986)

Positions in Administration

Student Counselor
Personal Tutor
Senior Treasurer – Vista student society
Member –Media and publicity sub committee, Sri Lanka UniversityGames 2007


Courses Taught (at undergraduate-level, University of Kelaniya)
   History of Art in Far - East
   History of Art in South East Asia
   History of Art in Sri Lanka
   Garden Design



M.Sc.University    of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (2000). 
Thesis:  Sri Lankan  out door performance and teaching spaces (unpublished)

P G Diploma in Archaeology, Post Graduate institute of Archaeology, Sri Lanka (1995)

B.A.(Hons) in Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya,  Sri Lanka (1993)


Researches and Research Paper
2000    Gardens of Sri Lanka – to be published
1998    Plant identification book – Identification of Plant in selected varieties as specified for  Garden Design - research conducted as a partial fulfillment of Master of Science , University of Moratuwa

1995    Survey on Maritime Museum at Galle - Research  paper  submitted as a partial fulfillment of Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology

1995    Vatadageya – Reserch  paper  submitted as a partial fulfillment of Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology


Research in Progress
2007  Arts and Artists of contemporary Sri Lanka Since 1948 : ( a social , political and cultural survey )

rock art