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Senaka Dunuwille Senanayake

Senaka Dunuwille Senanayake, Sri Lankan painter, sculptor. award Daily Mirror-Newspaper, 1965; awards Sri Lanka Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1980, One of Ten Most Outstanding Young Persons of the World award Junior Chamber of Commerce International, 1983.

Background

  • Senanayake, Senaka Dunuwille was born on March 20, 1951 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Wilfred Dunuwille and Nalini (Wijenaike) Senanayake.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Fine Arts with honors, Yale University, 1972. Designer, adviser Sri Lanka Ceramics Corporation, 1973. Director Ceylon Theatres Ltd., Colombo.

      Exhibited in numerous one-man shows worldwide, including Ceylon Society Arts, 1959, Palazzo Brancaccio, Rome, 1964, Galerie deJeunes, Paris, 1966, Neu Berliner Galerie, Berlin, 1967, Palac Dunag Galerie, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1967, Rathouse Gallery Berlin, 1967, Pomeroy Galleries, San Francisco, 1968, National Library Gallery Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1969, St. Mary's University Gallery, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1977, German Cultural Institute and Cultural Department Sri Lanka, 1978, Tokyo Ueno Gallery, 1979, Stichting kasteel van rhoon, The Netherlands, 1979, Euro Kunst Gallery, Federal Republic Germany, 1980, Fitzroy Gallery, London, 1981, also group shows. Represented in permanent collections, including United Nations Bldg, New York City, White House, National Geography buildings, Washington, Food and Agriculture Organization Headquarters, Rome, International Post Office, Berne, Switzerland, the lodge, Canberra, Australia, National Panasonic Headquarters, Osaka, Japan, Berlin State Museum, Lidice Museum, Norfolk Museum, Parliament buildings, Sri Lanka, President's House, Sri Lanka, Dresdon Museum, Germany, Hatton National Bank, Grindlays Bank, Taj Hotel, Ramada Rennisance Hotel, Colombo, Recipient Artist of Year award Daily Mirror-Newspaper, 1965. One of Ten Most Outstanding Young Persons and Top Artist awards Sri Lanka Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1980, One of Ten Most Outstanding Young Persons of the World award Junior Chamber of Commerce International, 1983.

      Grantee Asia Society and governments France, Federal Republic Germany, India, German Democratic Republic, Czechoslovakia. Scholar Yale University, New Haven, 1968-1972.

    Career

    • Designer, adviser Sri Lanka Ceramics Corporation, 1973.

    Membership

    Clubs: Royal Colombo Golf (committee.

    Connections

    • Married Jennifer Kathleen Hamer, July 7, 1975. Children– Suren, Sharika.
    • father: Wilfred Dunuwille Senanayake
    • mother: Nalini (Wijenaike) Senanayake
    • spouse: Jennifer Kathleen Hamer
    • children: Suren Senanayake
    • Sharika Senanayake
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    Born March 20, 1951
    (age 66)
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