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Welcome to Maria Abey Art! I'm Maria Abeyesekere, a full-time artist living and working from home in the wilds of Sri Lanka. I have been working as an artist for over 20 years and I'm passionate about sharing my stories and emotions through art.My art blog is a place for both artists and art lovers alike. Here you will find a collection of my work, advice from my own experiences, a peek into my creative process and inspiring stories of fellow artists. I hope you enjoy exploring and learning with me

Discover the Inspiring Stories of Artists who is making it to the top - Caleeny Nzvengende

I am excited to introduce some of my favorite artists, and to share with you their inspiring stories of success. Every artist I mention here has honed their craft through countless hours of practice and dedication. I feature the best and the most creative artists from around the world who are pushing the boundaries of creativity and redefining the art scene. Visit their websites to explore their work and be inspired by their art.


Caleeny Nzvengende

A picture of wildlife artist Caleeny Nzyengende
Caleeny Nzvengende

Caleeny Nzvengende a native of Zimbabwe, Africa who uses color pencils to create beautiful, detailed artwork.

He has been drawing since he was a young boy and has grown to become a master at using graphite and colour pencils. He enjoys using colour pencils more because of how it visualizes the artwork in to reality.

His passion for animals and wildlife shines through in his work, and he campaigns for animals to be noticed and respected. He is dedicated to creating works of art that capture the beauty of the natural world, and his pieces are both vibrant and captivating.

Wildlife artist Caleeny Nzvengende with one of his artwork

His art is heavily influenced by his African roots, which is why you will see a lot of wildlife and nature inspired pieces in his portfolio. He loves to explore the beauty of flora and fauna, and his art is a way of praising African pride and exposing the beauty of African wildlife to the public.

Caleeny's works have been well received by the public and he has been invited to several exhibitions in Zimbabwe. Recently, he was at Jacaranda Art Fair Festival where artists showcased animal portraits and managed to sell five of his artworks.

Caleeny has a deep appreciation for the natural world and uses his art to bring attention to the beauty and fragility of our planet. To learn more about Caleeny and his amazing wildlife art, please visit his website.

Art Commissions

I understand that art commissions can be intimidating, so I make sure to offer guidance and assistance throughout the entire process. Click on the subjects you may be interested in to find out all the information needed to commission fine art and portraits, as well as tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your art experience.

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