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Saturday, May 07, 2005

Redza Piyadasa


Baba family
collection of national university of Singapore art museums, Singapore
1987, acrylic on canvas.








A matter of time
collection of the artist
1978
acrylic, wood, and transformed found object.





Born in 1939 to Malaysia Sinhalese parents, Piyadasa grew up in Kuantan, Pahang. Initially trained as a teacher at the Malaysia Teacher's College at Brinsford Lodge in England, he pursued his formal artistic, studies on a Malaysia government scholarship at the Hornsey College of Art in London. Graduating in 1967, he returned to teach at the newly started School of Art and Design of the Mara Institute of Technology

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