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WINNIE HETTIGODA

journalist, artist and senior lecturer.

Date of birth 09 September 1953
Professional 2006 Senior lecturer, head of the department Experience
department of multimedia art Faculty of visual art University of the visual ant performing arts
2006 Freelance Artist
'LANKA SUNDAY EDITION'
1999 Visiting lecturer
Department of graphics
University of visual communication
Colombo 7
1994-2006 Editorial Artist
'LAKBIMA' National Sunday,
Sumathi Newspapers (pvt) Ltd,
445/1Sirima Bandaranaike
Colombo 14
1994 Freelance artist
'Lankadeepa' National Sunday and daily
Wijaya Newspapers (pvt) Ltd,
Colombo 2
1993 Co-Editor and artist
'Hiru' weekly tabloid paper,
Hiru publications (pvt)Ltd,
Colombo 3.
1992-1993 Co-editor and artist
'Lakdiva' weekly tabloid paper,
Prabhath Newspapers (Pvt) Ltd,
Colombo 8.
1981-1991 Illustrator and Typographer,
'Divaina' national Sunday,
Upali Newspapers (pvt) Ltd,
Colombo 13.
Education 1986-1988 Master of fine arts, applied arts (first class)
M.S. University of Baroda,
India.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA),
Second class upper,
Institute of aesthetics studies,
University of Kelaniya,
Sri Lanka.
Exhibitions 2009 'Stance' (sthaveraya)
An exhibition of cartoon, against seperaitism.
2006 '25 years'
An exhibition of the illustration
2000 'Impression de Paris'
An exhibition based on tour of Paris1999, held on
December 2000 at Alliance Franses in Colombo 7
1999 'Evolution De Humanity'
Exhibition of cartoon and caricatures,
At University of Saint-Denis,
Paris.
Exhibition of computer art,
At Rome, Italy.
Exhibition of cartoon held with Jean Plantu,
the famous cartoonist of French Newspaper
Le Monde , at University of Colombo.
Joined cartoon exhibition
Held at library hall in university of Colombo with
French cartoon artist Plonthyu
1998 'Suratha'
Computer generated art exhibition. This was the
exhibition which held first time in Sri Lanka by a
Sri Lankan.
At the Institute of Computer technologies
University of Colombo
1993 'Siddhi' (incidents) '
An Exhibition of political cartoons which was held
in 25 places in Sri Lanka.
1990 'Sketch of reality' (II)
An Exhibition of cartoons and illustrationst themes
were local and international. Exhibition was held
at 25 places in Sri Lanka.
1988 'Sathva Rupa'
Exhibition of drawings of decorative animals
copied from ancient Hindu temples in India.
Held in MS University of Baroda, in India.
'Sketch of Reality' (I)
An Exhibition of political cartoons.
Held in MS University of Baroda, in India.
Computer Experience Two Sinhala fonts are designed by me for ICTA in Colombo
Designed and developed graphics for front-end application the
provincial council election results issuing system
(Which was used by RUPAVAHINI) using Coral Draw,
Paint Shop and photo shop. This application was developed by
ICT, University of Colombo.
Designed graphics for former president Chandrika B.
Kumarathunga's official web site.
Designed and developed logo and other graphics for
www.Kirana.ik, the web site of Kothmale pilot project sponsored
by UNESCO.
Designed and developed graphics for S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike
Commemorative web pages which were hosted by www.lk.
Developed graphics for the official government web site of
the Government of Sri Lanka.
Research Political cartooning in India.
Publications 2009 Hettigoda g. Winnie, 'Stance' a collection of
Anti LTTE terrorism Cartoon
2006 Hettigoda g. Winnie, 'Stance' a collection of
Anti LTTE terrorism Cartoon
2004 'Politico 2' cartoon text
2003 'Politico 1' cartoon text
1994 'Politico' cartoon text
2000 Hettigoda G. Winnie, ' Sakalajana ' cartoon text
1993 Hettigoda G. Winnie, 1993, ' Halt ' cartoon text.
S.R.S. (pvt) Ltd Colombo.
1989 Hettigoda G. Winnie, 1990 'Sketch of reality'
A collection of cartoons and illustrations.
Sri Devi Printers (pvt) Colombo
Extra Curricular Activities 2012 desingned two Sinhala fonts
participated as a member of jury ,teledrama
awards of 2010
participated as a member of jury, dot lk
web site competition
1987 Commercial and cultural posters and book covers
designing. Drawing illustrations for books.
Awarded state prize for the best book jacket,
('Almedala bola gasathi') 1987
1999 A member of international editorial board of The
International journal of comic arts .
2005 Designed two Sinhala fonts with the help of
UCSC, University of Colombo.
Computer packages I have used the following packages: Coral draw, Fractal Design
painter/ Sketcher, Photo Shop, Paint Shop, Illustrator, Zbrush,
coral photopaint, 3ds max, adobe premier, adobe after effect,
and adobe dream wever.