We feel it is important to stay active in the art, zoological, conservation and environmental communities,

and take part in many events each season promoting these values in the art of nature.

We look forward to seeing you for the adventure!

 

 

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NARBC Tinley Park Reptile Show

October 12, 2019

Join us this year in Illinois! Saturday October 12,13th.

These shows are one of the best places for the general public and breeders alike to come out and meet many of the World's top Reptile Breeders face to face. Every year the breeders bring out their top projects and showcase them at the NARBC Shows.

The shows also provide a chance to meet some of your favorite TV personalities such as Mark O'Shea, Nigel Marven, Donald Schultz, Ton Jones, and a few up and comers that you will soon be watching on Animal Planet and Discovery Channel! We welcome you to come out on your own or with your family and get up close and personal with some of the rarest and also some of the most common and best "beginner pet" reptiles the Reptile Breeding Community has to offer!

Art Workshop with Gamini Ratnavira at the Hidden Forest Art Gallery

October 19, 2019

Art materials will be provided. Materials are from jerrysartarama Turner acryl gouache japenesque colours and canvas. Gamini will demonstrate how to paint and correct your mistakes. Please bring your own lunch (we will have light snacks and water and tea) and favorite brushes (we will have brushes for you to use) and a notebook. Cost is 250.00 per person for 1st time students, 150.00 for returning art students age 16 and over, class is limited to 8 students. Please reserve : paypal.me/LisaRatnavira/150 or text or message. Thank you. We will be painting at our new location:
1492 via Monserate Fallbrook Ca 92028.

Gamini Ratnavira's Brush with Nature Art Exhibition

November 01, 2019

Gamini will be showcasing over 30 originals in the Lehmann and Salon Galleries at the Fallbrook Art Center from Nov.1st-Dec 31st.
Enjoy the Wine and A Bite Event Friday Dec. 13th from 5:30-8:30p.m.
Hours during the exhibit are:
Mon 1st through Sat 2nd 10-4, Sun 3rd noon-3

Anaheim Reptile Super Show

January 04, 2020

Art Workshop with Gamini Ratnavira

August 16, 2019

10-3pm. Art materials will be provided. Materials are from jerrysartarama Turner acryl gouache japenesque colours and canvas. Gamini will demonstrate how to paint and correct your mistakes. Please bring your own lunch (we will have light snacks and water and tea) and favorite brushes (we will have brushes for you to use) and a notebook. Cost is 250.00 per person for 1st time students, 150.00 for returning art students age 16 and over, class is limited to 8 students. Please reserve : paypal.me/LisaRatnavira/150 or text or message. Thank you. We will be painting at our new location:
1492 via Monserate Fallbrook Ca 92028.

Sedona Hummingbird Festival

August 03, 2019

Gamini will be the featured artist!

Fallbrook Art Workshop with Gamini Ratnavira

July 20, 2019

Art materials will be provided. Materials are from jerrysartarama Turner acryl gouache japenesque colours and canvas. Gamini will demonstrate how to paint and correct your mistakes. Please bring your own lunch (we will have light snacks and water and tea) and favorite brushes (we will have brushes for you to use) and a notebook. Cost is 250.00 per person for 1st time students, 150.00 for returning art students age 16 and over, class is limited to 8 students. Please reserve : paypal.me/LisaRatnavira/150 or text or message. Thank you. We will be painting at our new location:
1492 via Monserate Fallbrook Ca 92028.

Reptile Super Show San DIego

July 13, 2019

Join Us for all things reptile!

Www.reptilesupershow.com

Fallbrook Art Workshop with Gamini Ratnavira

June 22, 2019

Art materials will be provided. Materials are from jerrysartarama Turner acryl gouache japenesque colours and canvas. Gamini will demonstrate how to paint and correct your mistakes. Please bring your own lunch (we will have light snacks and water and tea) and favorite brushes (we will have brushes for you to use) and a notebook. Cost is 250.00 per person for 1st time students, 150.00 for returning art students age 16 and over, class is limited to 8 students. Please reserve : paypal.me/LisaRatnavira/150 or text or message. Thank you. We will be painting at our new location:
1492 via Monserate Fallbrook Ca 92028.

Reflections of Nature 26th Anniversary Show, Fallbrook CA

May 04, 2019

May 4th Sat 10 to 6
May 5th Sun 11 to 4

Fred Hall Show

March 28, 2019

Come to the Del Mar Fairgrounds and enjoy fishing related items such as boats, tackle, trips, rods and reels and the underwater art of Gamini Ratnavira. Th 12-8, Fri 12-8, Sat 10-8, Sun 10-6.
www.Fredhall.com/san-diego

Reptile Super Show!

January 05, 2019

Join us for all things Reptile!

10-1pm at the Pomona, CA Fairgrounds.

Reptilesupershow.com

Art Workshop with Gamini Ratnavira

January 19, 2019

Art materials will be provided. Materials are from jerrysartarama Turner acryl gouache japenesque colours and canvas. Gamini will demonstrate how to paint and correct your mistakes. Please bring your own lunch (we will have light snacks and water and tea) and favorite brushes (we will have brushes for you to use) and a notebook. Cost is 250.00 per person for 1st time students, 150.00 for returning art students age 16 and over, class is limited to 8 students. Please reserve : paypal.me/LisaRatnavira/150 or text or message. Thank you. We will be painting at our new location:
1492 via Monserate Fallbrook Ca 92028.

Art Workshop with Gamini Ratnavira

October 20, 2018

Art materials will be provided. Materials are from jerrysartarama Turner acryl gouache japenesque colours and canvas boards.Please bring your own lunch (we will have light snacks and water and tea) and favorite brushes (we will have brushes for you to use) and a notebook. Cost is 300.00 per person, 200.00 for returning art students age 16 and over, class is limited to 10 students. Please reserve : paypal.me/LisaRatnavira/300 or stop by the gallery anytime Mon thru Fri from 10 to 3. Thank you.

NARBC Tinley Park Reptile Show

October 13, 2018

Join us this year in Illinois!

The Ratnaviras have already donated an 18x24 Plush Crowned Jay with Cayman Babies original to help the show!

These shows are one of the best places for the general public and breeders alike to come out and meet many of the World's top Reptile Breeders face to face. Every year the breeders bring out their top projects and showcase them at the NARBC Shows.

The shows also provide a chance to meet some of your favorite TV personalities such as Mark O'Shea, Nigel Marven, Donald Schultz, Ton Jones, and a few up and comers that you will soon be watching on Animal Planet and Discovery Channel! We welcome you to come out on your own or with your family and get up close and personal with some of the rarest and also some of the most common and best "beginner pet" reptiles the Reptile Breeding Community has to offer!

American Federation of Aviculture

August 16, 2018

Join Us! This is the place for beautiful birds, art and breeding.

Www.afabirds.org
44th conference/convention
We will be exhibiting at the vendor hall and Gamini has done the artwork for their t-shirts etc this year!

Aug 16 at 10 AM to Aug 18 at 5 PM 

Art Workshop with Gamini Ratnavira

July 21, 2018

Art materials will be provided. Materials are from jerrysartarama Turner acryl gouache japenesque colours and canvas boards. Gamini will demonstrate proportion, lighting, washes, feathers, fur, lichens, mosses, rocks and how to correct your mistakes and paint faster. The topic will be lush backgrounds.. Please bring your own lunch (we will have light snacks and water and tea) and favorite brushes (we will have brushes for you to use) and a notebook. Cost is 300.00 per person, 200.00 for returning art students age 16 and over, class is limited to 10 students. Please reserve : paypal.me/LisaRatnavira/300 or stop by the gallery anytime Mon thru Fri from 10 to 3. Thank you.

Reptile Super Show!

July 07, 2018

Join us at the San Diego Civic Center for all things reptiles!

July 7-08 2018

San Diego Civic Center Concourse

202 C St, San Diego, California

Reflections of Nature 25 Year Anniversary Show!

May 05, 2018

Join us at the Hidden Forest Art Gallery for a show and celebration of Nature!

Art Workshop with Gamini

April 14, 2018

Art materials and live models (keel billed toucans) will be provided. Materials are from Jerrysartarama, Turner acryl gouache Japenesque colours and canvas boards. Gamini will demonstrate proportion, lighting, washes, feathers, and how to correct your mistakes and paint faster. Please bring your own lunch and favorite brushes and a notebook. Cost is 300.00 per person age 16 and over, class is limited to 10 students. Please reserve on paypal.com Lratnavira@yahoo.com or stop by the gallery anytime Mon thru Fri from 10 to 3. Thank you.

Reptile Super Show

January 06, 2018

Join us at the Pomona fairgrounds for all things reptile!

We will be there exhibiting beautiful original works.

January 6-7, 10am-5pm.

Gamini Ratnavira Biography Book Release and Art Show

December 16, 2017

In the News!

http://www.sundaytimes.lk/171210/plus/crossing-continents-with-a-sketchbook-271954.html

After decades of stunning wildlife art, conservation work and world travel, Gamini Ratnavira will be publishing a biography. An art show to revive the beauty and awareness of wildlife around the world, held in his native country of Sri Lanka. Join us for an event like no other!

To be held at the: Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall

Sinhalese Translation:

දශක ගණනාවක විස්මිත වනජීවී කලාවන්, සංරක්ෂණ කටයුතු සහ ලෝක සංචාරයන් ගාමිණී රත්නවීර චරිතාපදානය ප්රකාශයට පත් කරනු ඇත. ශ්රී ලංකාවේ ස්වදේශීය රටෙහි ශ්රී ලංකාවේ හා ලෝකයේ ජීවත් වන වනජීවී සහ වනජීවීන්ගේ අලංකාරය සහ දැනුවත්භාවය යළි පණගැන්වීම සඳහා චිත්ර ප්රදර්ශනයක්. වෙනත් කිසිම සිද්ධියක් සඳහා අප සමඟ එක්වන්න!

බණ්ඩාරනායක අනුස්මරණ ජාත්යන්තර සම්මන්ත්රණ ශාලාවේදී පැවැත්වේ

Avian Rehab Center Fundraiser and Live Painting Experience!

November 18, 2017

Saturday, November 18th from 1 to 4 pm..Bring a friend spend an afternoon with Parrots and art...20.00 donation but 18 and younger and full time students 10.00 donation family 30.00...snacks, meeting Parrots, information on parrot education and rehab in San Diego and a demonstration by wildlife artist Gamini Ratnavira of a parrot...finished painting will be auctioned off with proceeds going to ARC from auction, sales, and donations. For more information visit www.avianrehabilitationcenterusa.org. To make a tax deductible donation please visit http://avianrehabilitationcenterUSA.org/
Sneak preview:
https://vimeo.com/220736172

Aviculture Society of America's 12th Annual Convention

October 04, 2017

Come see us at this great convention, October 4-7 in San Diego! We will be showcasing a beautiful selection of bird art. More info http://asabirds.org/conference/

Live and On Canvas Tour & Poetry in the Garden

August 19, 2017

20 to 30 min tours by curator Cody Schmal sharing birds, reptiles and artwork by wildlife artist Gamini Ratnavira who will be painting in the studio. A 5.00 per person donation is suggested. Parking is over the bridge closer to the gallery. www.gaminiratnavira.com
Poetry reading from Grief's Labyrinth and other poems by Lisa from 4 to 4:30pm with book signing afterwards.

American Federation of Aviculture Convention

August 03, 2017

Join us, for all that is parrots and breeding. With beautiful natural art by Gamini Ratnavira.

Sedona Hummingbird Festival

July 28, 2017

Join us, for the greatest annual event for hummingbirds in beautiful Sedona AZ.

Reptile Super Show! July 8-9, 2017

July 08, 2017

San Diego, CA

World's Largest Reptile Show and Sale – Expo Open to the Public!

We will be hosting a beautiful wildlife gallery.

Come visit and enjoy the art, reptiles, businesses and people!

30 Years in Business!

May 01, 2017

A very special event at the Hidden Forest Art Gallery in Fallbrook, CA.

PEAC Fundraiser

December 11, 2016

Bring a friend! Spend an afternoon with Parrots and art…20.00 donation but 18 and younger and full time students 10.00 donation family 30.00…snacks, meeting adoptable Parrots, information on parrot education and adoption in San Diego and a demonstration by wildlife artist Gamini Ratnavira of an exotic parrot; finished painting will be auctioned off with proceeds going to PEAC from auction, sales, and donations. For more information visit www.peac.org.

Hosted at the Hidden Forest Art Gallery.

For Reservations, please call (760) 703-2930

Reptile Super Show! January 7-8 2017

January 07, 2017

Pomona, CA

World's Largest Reptile Show and Sale – Expo Open to the Public!

We will be hosting a beautiful wildlife gallery.

Come visit and enjoy the art, reptiles, businesses and people!

Educational Live and On Canvas Tours

March 17, 2017

20 to 30 minute tours by curator Cody Schmal sharing birds, reptiles, and artwork by Gamini Ratnavira who will be painting in the studio. A $5.00 per person donation is suggested. Hidden Forest Art Gallery 936 Live Oak Park Rd South Fallbrook CA 92028.

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