Kasun Chamara was born in 1986 in Matara, Sri Lanka. After completing his studies in Rahula College, Matara he obtained a Bachelors degree with a special class from the University of Visual and performing art. Presently, he is studying to obtain his postgraduate degree while working as a freelance artist and a visiting lecturer at the university.
Contemporary art trends and surreal painters such as Salvador Dali, Francis Baecon, Pablo Picasso and Edvard Munch influence his work. As a result, he tends to paint with dark colors mixed with a touch of vibrant colour and they tend to be figurative, dealing with contemporary ideas and follow the surrealistic themes. His mediums of choice are usually acrylic, oil paints as well as mixed media. Kasun has exhibited at SAARC art camp exhibitions, Art Work exhibitions, and Imagine Italy hosted by the Italian embassy as well as various other group art exhibitions in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan and overseas art lovers alike collect his work.
Nuwan Nalaka is an emerging artist in Sri Lanka who is better known for his watercolour on paper works that the artist presented in solo exhibitions in Colombo, Galle and Kandy, prior to his departure to India. Nalaka has also participated in numerous shows in India since 2003. The artist is back after having completing his Masters in Fine Art at the Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata, India. Of his time in India, Nalaka says, "This was an experience that was one of the most important for me to-date, moving from my native land to interact and understand modern Indian culture. Over the past decade I lived in an atmosphere where religion and culture differed greatly from Sri Lanka."