Wunderly grew up in Switzerland on the shore of Lake Zürich. Her interest in art drew her to New York City at age 20, when she decided to move to the United States.
After completing a degree in graphic design at California College of Arts, Wunderly worked as a graphic designer at Primo Angeli Inc in San Francisco for four years, and began painting full time in 1994. She works with Acrylic paints, oil pastels, plaster and collage.
Since 2003 Wunderly has lived with her husband and two sons in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Northern California.