Senior Lecturer , Visual Arts & Design and Performing Arts Unit
Dept. of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (since 1986)
Positions in Administration
Head (2007-2008), Web Master, Visual Arts and Performing Arts Unit
Sub Warden, Bandaranayake Girls’Hostel,
Courses Taught (at undergraduate-level, University of Kelaniya)
History of Art in India :
Folk Dances of India
Folk Drama of India
History of Art in Sri Lanka
M.Sc. Post Graduate institute of Archaeology, Sri Lanka (2000).
Thesis: The iconographical Attributes of Mahayana Bodhsattva sculptures of Sri Lanka from 3rd- 19th Century A.D. (unpublished).
P G Diploma in Architectural Conservation of Monuments and Sites, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka (1995).
P G Diploma in Archaeology, Post Graduate institute of Archaeology, Sri Lanka (1994).
B.A.(Hons) in Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (1992)
Research and Publications
2006 Identification of Iconographical Attributes of Bodhisattva Sculptures fornd from Padidora, Mawanella. (to be presented at the annual Research symposium, University of Kleaniya, 2007)
2005 Identification of Bodhisattva Sculptures found from Polonnaruwa(Exacavated and displayed at Polonnaruwa Regional Archaeological museum) Nissanka,Journal of the Regional Archaeological department , Polonnaruwa.
2004 Characters of Bodhisattva sculptures of North Western Provinca, Heritage of Rajarata, Ed; Prof. Chandra Wikramagamge, ISBN 955- 575-094-9, Rajarata Development Bank
2001 Sri Lnakave Rookada Natya Kalava,Journal of the faculty of Humanities, 2000/2001, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya.
1997 Ape Perani Pujakarma Saha Bauddhagamika Devivaru( Traditional Sri Lankan Rituals and Gods of Buddhism), Navayugaya, Lake House Investments Ltd, ISSN 1391-3034
1996 Architectural Innovation of Galga ,The Old Shrine erected for God Upulwan, Sambhasha, Volume 07, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Battaramulla.
Research in Progress
Origin and Development of Iconographical Attributes of Buddhist Deities in Sri Lanka during 18th Century A.D. (Ph.D. research study )
2006 Iconographical Attributes of Bodhisattva sculptures in British Museum, Sri Lanka Collection, 13th Annual Conference on Buddhist Studies, Wolfson College of Art, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
2006 The Influence of Mahayana Buddhism on Sri Lankan Art and Architecture, Special lecture for M.A.students at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, United Kingdom.