Sanjaya Senevirathna hails from Kandy, Sri Lanka. He studied painting at the University of Visual Art and Performing Arts in Colombo. He has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in Sri Lanka and overseas.
As a person born and brought up surrounded by Buddhist culture, he believes that the concepts of good and bad fostered in the Dharma controls his subconscious mind which in turn guides him to hold onto what he conceptualizes as good or spiritual. It is his relationship with his subconscious mind that guide the creation of his works.