Prageeth Manohansa is Sri Lanka's foremost young contemporary sculptor. Over the last few years Prageeth has worked on numerous projects, both locally and overseas. In 2008 his work was sold at an auction in Colombo. In 2009 he traveled to the Maldives to conduct a workshop by invitation of the Maldivian government and thereafter participated in the Colombo Art Biennale. In February 2010 Prageeth held a sellout solo exhibition at the Amangalla Hotel in Galle, Sri Lanka during the world famous Galle Literary Festival. Prageeth's work belongs to collectors based in Sri Lanka, Australia, France, Taiwan, Singapore, India and Norway.
'Preliminaries' is an exhibition of the sketches Prageeth completes before starting work on his sculptures. An unpredictable quality of Prageeth's and one less exposed. Many collectors have requested his drawings for their collections when purchasing a sculpture. This was the inspiration behind 'Preliminaries'. All the sketches are those of his previous works, most of which belong to private collections. The exhibition will also feature a small selection of sculpture by the artist, presenting his versatility and skill.