Self portrait 2021
Kalya Ramu is a Toronto based portrait artist and Jazz vocalist.
Kalya specializes in creating close-up portraits, working predominantly with watercolours and coloured pencils. Aside
from being a full time performing musician and teacher, Kalya
works as an illustrator for virtual arts magazine smART by
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