Jayantha Pushpakumara holds a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Special) Degree with honours from the University of The Visual and Performing Arts in Sri Lanka. Pushpakumara has exhibited in group exhibitions organized by the university's faculty of Visual Arts, as well as worked as a lecturer at the university's Printmaking Department. He has also won awards at the Art and Sculpture Fair.
While Asela was in school and later working in the areas of Banking, Human Resource Development and Social Services and Development, Asela taught herself diverse artistic techniques. When she realized that art being a sidelined hobby was not adequate she gave up employment and joined Colombo Academy of Art at the Sapumal Foundation to further study painting. Then onwards she continued studying and working as a fulltime artist.