Somya was born in Edmonton, Alberta and grew up in London, Ontario. She is pursuing a career in exhibition design, illustration and comics.
After attending the University of Waterloo School of Architecture program and completing her Master in Architecture degree, Somya was accepted to intern at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York in their Exhibition Design and New Media departments.
Her comic, House as Body, is included in the Chilly Tales Comics Anthology, published by 11th Dimension Press in Toronto.
Somya currently lives in Portland, Oregon. She is the Director of Exhibits at Portland Children's Museum and makes comics.