The flow of sitar.  2000
Stone colors on silk
24' x 18'

Harmony.  2001
Stone colors on silk
27' x 19'


Jayamini de Silva was born in 1972 in the Southern town of Ambalangoda.  In 1994 she was awarded a scholarship by the Chinese government to study at Beijing’s Central Academy of Fine Arts.

She has since exhibited her work both in Sri Lanka and China, and is currently Lecturer in Chinese Art at the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Peradeniya.

She works with silk and rice paper, stone colours and ink, and focuses her work on themes of ‘the agony and ecstasy of woman’ and ‘harmony, joy, and togetherness amongst others.’ She lives and works in Kandy.