Features

People, Puddles and Paradise” exhbition to get underway this week

20 October 2015 - 51   - 0

Dillai Joseph Rodrigo’s first solo exhibition “People, Puddles and Paradise” invites Colombo’s art connoisseurs to a deeper look at the everyday mundane. Dillai’s love for art goes back to her childhood. Growing up in the Joseph household induced an appreciation for music and the arts. “The genes come from my grandfather,” she recalls, remembering his work which was strewn around the house. [caption id="attachment_86379" align="alignright" width="225"] Dillai Joseph Rodrigo[/caption] Although he was not professionally trained, his passion for painting was picked up by young Dillai who went on to study the subject for her O/L’s. “I didn’t pursue art,” says Dillai , who works in advertising. Although she spent her teen years involved with music and art, Dillai would be 19 when she started formal training in the subject under the tutelage of Nadine David. “It’s never too late to start,” she told herself. Though she had been a part of two exhibitions in her twenties, “I decided not to procrastinate any further” and thus began work for her first solo exhibition earlier this year. “People, Puddles and Paradise” an exhibition, will be held on October 23, 24, 25 at the Lionel Wendt from 8.30 a.m. to 8.30p.m. Dillai-pic-1

  Comments - 0

  • Leave a comment



Top Stories

Gotabhaya's manifesto to be revealed tomorrow ; separate manifestos for each province

Presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa will release separate manifestos for each province, apart from his main manifesto which will be released...

24 October 2019 - Views : 10

CPC faced losses upto Rs 105 billion last year ; COPE report shows

24 October 2019

Police probe suspicious death of woman in Galewela

24 October 2019

Bangladesh national commits suicide in Kegalle

24 October 2019

Features & Analysis

In pictures : Christmas cake mixing at Taj Samudra

The Taj Samudra recently held its traditional cake mixing celebrations at the Grand Marquee. Captured here are images...

Designer Nayana Ascharya Peiris among BBC's 100 inspiring women of 2019

Designer Nayana Ascharya Peiris has been named among the BBC's 100 inspiring and influential women from arou...

Special screening programme for breast cancer at Early Detection Centre in Narahenpita

October is designated as ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’, worldwide. Cancer ranks amongst the leading thr...

The Wolf is back! ‘Big Bad Wolf Book Sale’ to get underway from tomorrow

The wolf is here with books for us to devour! The highly anticipated ‘Big Bad Wolf Sale’ which is open to...