(b. 2000) Praneeth Maleesha was born in Matara. He studied O/L and A/L at Puhulwella College. Praneeth found out about the prestigious ÁNI Art Academies through his high school art teacher. This was exactly the opportunity he was looking for to further develop his artistic skills. Praneeth is currently an apprentice at ÁNI Art Academies Sri Lanka, under the master tutelage of Timothy W. Jahn.