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Winter 2023 Newsletter

What's on the canvas these days?

Gamini has painted all of the Hummingbirds of the world for an upcoming exhibition and book; he painted 350 species! His latest paintings are posted on our website under our "Currently Available Originals" gallery on the bottom of our home page.

"Royal Family" Sri Lankan Black Leopard with Cubs 24 x 48" Oil on Canvas $20,000

"Angels Among Us" Magnificent Hummingbirds 14 x 18" Oil on Board $3,000

Baja Trilogy Commission Read in the news article on Gamini

Happy New Year! May 2023 be filled with travel, creativity and memories to cherish. Please visit: (an onsite store with a variety of gifts, stationary, outdoor wear and home decor). and an online store with recent original Sri Lankan stsmp artwork, seasonal gift items, books, and more. Our Facebook site is : Hidden Forest Art Gallery

Our Instagram site is @gaminiratnavira This year we will be continuing our Reflections of Africa exhibit at our gallery from our trip to Uganda last year observing the Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Forest Elephants and so much more.

We will be exhibiting at the Sedona Hummingbird Festival July 28-31, 2023.

Gamini will be demonstrating painting an original hummingbird painting and sharing his tips on creating these jeweled wings of nature.

We are looking forward to some upcoming books an updated field guide to the land Mammals of Sri Lanka illustrated by Gamini Ratnavira and written by Asoka Yappa.

And a release of Bill Larson's Tourmaline History of the Himalaya Mine in San Diego County, illustrated by Gamini.

And the Hummingbirds of the World a 2 Volume set with 350 images to enjoy.

Looking forward to the year ahead, and hoping to see you soon.

Ayubowan (May you have a long and healthy life), Lis and Gam Ratnavira 760-703-2927

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