Kekuli Abeyratne is a self-taught artist born in 1962 in Kandy, Sri Lanka. She is now a full time artist residing in Colombo. Her signature artwork embodies intricate line drawings on canvas created using Japanese Pentel ink.
The artist entered the art scene as a consequence of the death of her husband with her brand "Art by Kekuli" the brainchild of state of mind at the time. The artist believes that an important way of creating meaning in art is through taking negative experiences and energy and turning them into something beautiful and positive.