About the Artist

Sonya Basanti Kumar (Sonya Basanti Kolluri) was born in Mountain View, California, to an Indian father and an American mother.  She grew up in Campbell, California, along with her sister, 2 cats, and various dogs and birds.  She now lives in California with her husband and children, dog, cats,bunnies, bettas, chickens, frogs, a family of squirrels, 5 owls and a very large vegetable garden or very tiny farm. She and four marauding raccoons are at a stalemate.