Artist Country: Sri Lanka
Dimensions: 34in x 34in | 86cm x 86cm
Medium: Oil on canvas with gold pigment, plaster, spray paint
Sumali, also known as Buki, is a self-taught artist from Colombo, Sri Lanka. She is an Accountant by profession and her love for art birthed a keen desire to pursue it further, where she gave up her daily work as a financial advisor and took up art professionally. Her inspiration is drawn from nature, travel, and the surrounding beauty that captures her eye. Her paintings represent freedom, joy, and positivity. Today, Sumali is an active artist, who develops her own style and artistic identity. She enjoys experimenting with different mediums and textures. The dominant style of her paintings is abstract, differing from traditional techniques to a blend of modern mixed media techniques. Her works are exhibited at Art fairs in London, Austria, Madrid, Switzerland Paris, Sri Lanka, and Sweden. She has had two solo exhibitions to date and is currently selling her artwork on international platforms, working with renowned interior designers on diverse projects.