Allyson is a painter, illustrator and educator based in Toronto Canada, Allyson has worked with SoYoung for over 5 years, helping to develop many of the companies most iconic designs. Her original paintings explore representations of the natural world; life cycles, strength versus vulnerability, and landscape in its most basic abstract form. Allyson holds am MA from Harvard University in Fine Art.
Surya grew up in India, and graduated with a degree in Chemistry, Botany and Zoology before finding her passion in design. Surya has a wealth of experience in the industry and has trained with some of India's leading designers. Surya moved to the US in 2000, and founded Wee Gallery with her husband, Dave Pinto, after their first child was born in 2002. Surya's style is inspired by Indian Folk art and is characterized by bold strokes and graphic compositions. Wee Gallery products have won numerous awards, and are carried by museum shops and stores worldwide.