Women Artists colloquium

A woman artists colloquium was an art program specifically focused for women that was initiated in 2005. The colloquium was a six month program that contained a series of discussion based mini workshops gave a selected group of women artists guidance on improving their skill of conceptualization and articulation of art an idea within a critical frame work and to work towards an exhibition. It included learning aspects of exhibition curation. The program invited number of established and well-known artists and academics on subjects such as gender studies, cultural theory, and art history to lead the discussions in the workshops. The candidates for the Colloquium were selected from the young art graduates after reviewing their art profiles. The program ended with a development of individual art projects became part of the final exhibition.

  • Women Artists’ Colloquium 2005
  • Artists participated in the Women Artists Colloquium 2005 are Niranjala Gunasinghe, Lakisha Fernando, Krishanthi Sepalika, Inoka De Silva, Indralatha Dharmasena, Lasanthi Kaluthanthrige and Janani Cooray. Colloquium 2005 was conducted by Anoli Perera. The guest lecturers invited were Dr. Asoka de zoysa, Dr. Sasanka Perera, Prof. Jagath Weerasinghe, Dr. Subanghi Herath, Harindra Dasanayake, Prasanna Ratnayake, Cora de Lang.

  • Women Artists’ Colloquium 2006
  • Artists participated in the Women Artists Colloquium 2006 are Ruvani Jayarathna, Dilakshi Nisansala Wagasinghe, Sajeevi Jayasundara, H. D. Sharmila Priyadharshini and Sanjeevani Hewawitharana. Colloquium 2005 was conducted by Anoli Perera. The guest lecturers invited were Dr. Sasanka Perera, Prof. Jagath Weerasinghe, Dr. Subanghi Herath, Harindra Dasanayake, Prasanna Ratnayake, Manika van der Pooten, Sakunthala Galange, Bandu Manamperi.

  • Women Artists’ Colloquium 2007
  • Artists participated in the Women Artists Colloquium 2007 areanani Cooray, Lakisha Fernando, Niranjala Gunasinghe, D. D. Sharmila Priyadharshini, Inoka de Silva, Krishanthi Sepalika. Colloquium 2007 was conducted by Prof. Jagath Weerasinghe.