Franklin Fernando is a dynamic and prodigious multi disciplinary artist who lives in Winnipeg, Canada. A native of Sri Lanka, born of Sinhalese and Tamil ancestry, his fine visual art is prolific in its range. His style includes large scale murals and oil paintings of iconic portraits, landscapes, and political messaging.
Franklin's artwork has been shown in exhibitions all over the city of Winnipeg. His latest mural honours members of the Canadian Air Forces Snowbirds, and has received national press. In 2019, his Folklorama mural won Best Mural of the Year by the city of Winnipeg. His detailed website offers a small peek into a vast body of work, created for the sales of his original pieces. Franklin also teaches oil painting technique for independent workshops, industry events, and for youth mentorship programs. You can listen to the latest sounds of his collaborative musical partnerships with the band StereoTabu, via Youtube. His latest singles are titled Hold On, and One Life.