Tyga studied Fine Art and History of Art at the University of Edinburgh. She then studied at the Royal Drawing School in London with a full scholarship and won the Machin Foundation Prize.
She has been granted artist residencies in Dumfries House in Ayrshire, Borgo Pignano in Italy and been the artist in residence at Sevenoaks School.
Tyga has taught drawing and painting at the International Institute of Fine Arts, Modinigar in India and with an Artreach programme at Nari Gunjan in Patna, India. She is currently a tutor for the Royal Drawing School's young artist drawing clubs.
Her work has been in various exhibitions, including at The Fleming Collection in London, and Christies in New York.
You can see more of her work at www.tygahelme.com