Born in 1996, Shakya is the daughter of traditional artist Puran Shakya. She received her Master’s degree in Oil Painting from Chengdu University, China. She holds a Bachelor in Fine Arts from Sirjana College of Fine Arts, with her major in Painting. Additionally, she is trained in Painting, Applied Art and Sculpture. She is a multi-talented artist, mastering over Oil Painting, Printmaking, Composition and Color theory.
She has been involved in fabric painting project for a fashion show with Earthquake theme, is a freelancing illustrator and a Graphic Designer. She has participated in various workshops such as Kala Jatra, Cultural Canvas Painting workshop (2017) and Kathmandu Art Fair (2018).