Anushiya moved from Sri-Lanka to the United Kingdom in 1989, she studied Fine & Applied Arts in Belfast and since then has exhibited in many solo and group exhibitions, internationally and throughout Ireland. Anushiya has received many commissions from a variety of institutions and her work is represented in numerous public and private collections. She enjoys working with various types of media - oil, encaustic, print making, sculpture, producing new and innovative works. Her work is influenced by her dual nationality, drawing on memories of her native land, Sri Lanka, and her present life in Northern Ireland.
Anushiya has been a member of the Belfast Print Workshop since 1996.