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Contemporary David.  2001
Mixed Media

Where are you going David.  2001
Mixed Media


Born in 1971, in Gammeddegoda in the Galle district, Sudath Abeyesekera received his BFA from the Institute of Aesthetic Studies at the University of Kelaniya.

He has held three successful one-man exhibitions in Colombo, as well as attending a number of International work camps.  Sudath was awarded the Royal Overseas Travel Scholarship for the year 2002, which enabled him to work and study in Scotland.  He is currently a senior art director of a leading advertising company.

Of his work Abeyesekera comments, “I use Michelangelo’s David as an icon to inspire and refresh my beleaguered generation.  I see the biblical figure - who overcomes the brutal militarism of Goliath and the paranoid antagonism of Saul-inspiring courage, honest spirituality and full-blooded lust for life.  The challenge implicit in such a heroic life is an enormous struggle”.