Extremely Gifted Visual Sculptor
Mahesh Ekanayake is an extremely gifted visual sculptor, born in 1992 in Sri Lanka. From his young days itself, he showed a lot of passion and promise, hence he studied further. He received his BFA in sculpture in 2017 from the University of Visual and Performing Arts in Sri Lanka and he is currently studying for his MFA from the Lucknow University in India.
Mahesh is a creator who is extremely dedicated to his chosen profession and currently he is also employed as a visiting lecturer in the Department of Sculpture at the University of Visual and Performing Arts, which the institute he learnt his trade from. He is also working as a visiting lecturer at 'Janakala Kendra'' which is a center dedicated to folk art in Sri Lanka.
He has won several national and international level recognitions and he also has taken part in numerous exhibitions locally and internationally. His work has been recognized by many renowned art scholars and have been included in their personal collections.