Kalya Ramu is a published portrait artist and Jazz vocalist based in Toronto, Canada. Kalya specializes in creating close-up portraits, working predominantly with watercolours and coloured pencils. Aside
from being a full time performing musician and music teacher, Kalya
works as an illustrator for arts magazine smART by
Lighthouse, where she recently has her art published on the front cover of Issues 10 and 11 of the magazine.
Kalya has been working on a series called 'Jazz Musicians' that
she began in 2020. Merging her two passions - art and music -
Kalya has created a series of portraits of musicians that have
been influential to her throughout her life and career as a vocalist.
Custom portrait commissions are currently open!
Email inquiries HERE.
To explore Kalya's music visit