Hiran Patikiriarachchi


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Hiran Patikiriarachchi is a self-taught artist who has been an active member of the art society during his schooling years. He held his first art exhibitionl, unique in its nature since it was the first ever exhibition in Sri Lanka to be done on gunny material based on wildlife titled "Roo Sobha" and held at the National Art Gallery, Colombo in 2011. After a successful turnout using gunny as the medium, he went on to showcase a second exhibition named "Walk to Wild" in 2012.

He is a member of member of the Ceylon Society of arts, as well as an active member of the young zoological association, which opened up opportunities for him. He was selected by representatives of CHOGM summit 2013 held in Sri Lanka, for wildlife drawings to be featured in national Zoos of their respective countries.