(b. 1993) H.U. Nuwarapaksha-Gedara was born in Polonnaruwa. She attended Royal Central College in Polonnaruwa and became well known for her artistic skills while in school. Whether joyful or sorrowful, she draws everything in her mind to relax, like a meditation. H.U. Nuwarapaksha-Gedara is currently an apprentice at ÁNI Art Academies Sri Lanka under the master tutelage of Timothy W. Jahn. She hopes to pursue her dream of mastering her skills.