Kingsley Gunatillake is a painter, an installation artist and a book artist. His formal training includes a BFA from the Fine Art University of Colombo and a diploma in Environmental Education from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow in 1994. Gunatillake is currently a visiting lecturer on the faculty of Visual Arts of the University of Visual and Performing Arts in Colombo.
He has had several solo exhibitions in Sri Lanka, the UK, the Philippines, Ireland, Scotland, and India. He has also participated in many group exhibitions and international artist camps both in Sri Lanka and abroad, most recently in France, the UK, Japan, Pakistan, India and at the Seongnam International Art Fair in Korea. Gunatillake has also been the recipient of a number of national awards since 1980 as well as international awards from both Czechoslovakia and Japan.
Gunatillake's painting, sculpture and installations can be found in many local collections, including the Sri Lankan Presidential Collection of Contemporary Art. He currently works out of his studio in Kandy.
The subject of Kajal's work is nature and women and the inter- relation between the two as "givers of life" .The medium of her work is oil on canvas using palette knife, watercolour and mixed media on paper.
She held her first solo exhibition in New Delhi in 2002 , inaugurated by Dr. Manmohan Singh, Honourable Prime Minister of India. Since then she has held many solo exhibitions in India and one in London at the Nehru Centre. The Lord Paul of Marylebone inaugurated her exhibition in London.
She was a participating artist at an art exhibition at the National Museum of Riyadh, a group exhibition in collaboration between the Indian High Commission and the Saudi Arabian government, of women artists from both countries .The exhibition entitled "Reflections; Women in Art" was inaugurated by Her Highness Princess Adelah of Saudi Arabia.