Graduate of University of Visual and Performing Arts in Colombo Sri Lanka who initially began his studies as a Designer,while studying design, however, his interests began to change directions towards painting. The more I painted, the more I loved it, ever since then I have not turned back.I was encouraged and motivated by fellow Sri Lankan artists to fine tune my style, I am grateful for their encouragement to be persistent with my training."
Vimukthi explains that he is "inspired by great masters such as David Hockney,Mark Rothko, George Michael Basquiat, Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso among many more contemporary masters. I spent hours in the library studying their styles."
Vimukthi's style is also influenced by his surrondings and his life in Sri Lanka.
" Technology, globalization, religion, economy etc. has turned the lifestyle of people upside down. Today we face various problems due to the sociopolitical influences on us.My ultimate effort is to bring those problems and changes onto my canvas and present and keep relevant the current situation in Sri Lanka."