Sanju Jain was born in 1979 in Aari, Madhya Pradesh.
In 1990 she received her Masters Degree in Painting from Indore.
Sanju had several solo exhibitions:
In 1999 she had a solo at Ahmedabad Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad. In 2000 and 2010 she exhibited solo at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai. In 2004 she showcased solo at Heart and Soul, Delhi. In 2008 and 2016 she exhibited solo at Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal. In 2008 and 2009 she had solo shows in New Delhi, Bhopal, Chennai and Hyderabad. In 2011 she exhibited solo at Jawaharlal Kala Kendra, Jaipur and had a solo show at Amdabad Ni Gufa, Ahmedabad. In 2011 she had a solo show at Gallery Studio 16 in Texas, U.S. In 2011 she exhibited solo at Nehru Art Centre, London and in 2012 she showcased her solo exhibition at Khodynka State Exhibition Gallery in Moscow. In 2013 and 2016 she had a solo exhibition in New Delhi and Bhopal. In 2016 she had a solo show at Sweden.
She participated in several group shows, art camps and workshops:
In 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 she had numerous group exhibitions in Bhopal. In 1995 she participated in the All India Print Makers Camp at Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal. In 1996 and 2005 she participated in group shows at the Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi. In 1997 she participated in the 106th All India Exhibition of Bombay Art Society in Mumbai. In 2000 she took apart in the 2nd All India Art Biennale of Rajasthan. In 2002 she exhibited in a group show at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi and at Nehru Centre, Mumbai. In 2002 she exhibited in group show at the Banquet Hall at Parliament in New Delhi. In 2002 she participated in the A.I.F.A.C.S. Young Artist Camp in New Delhi. From 2004 - 2008 she participated in group shows in Mumbai, Calcutta, Gurgaon and Bangalore. In 2005, 2006 and 2012 she exhibited in group shows at Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal. In 2006 she participated in a group show at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai. In 2007, 2008, 2012 she had multiple group shows in New Delhi. In 2011 she took part in the National Lalit Kala Artist Camp at Kochi and participated in an art camp at the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand. In 2012 she participated in a group show at Kala Academy, Goa. In 2013, 2015 and 2006 she exhibited in a group show at Bangalore, Surat and Dubai. In 2013 she took part in Raza Foundation Camp in New Delhi. In 2017 she took part in the National Art Festival (Artist's Camp) in Kochi and took part in Smile and You Art Affair in Pattaya, Thailand.
She received several awards:
In 1989 she received the All India Kalidas Award in Ujjain from the Government of Madhya Pradesh. In 1996 she won the Sanskar Bharti Award in Bhopal. In 1997 and 1999 she received certificates from the South Central Zone Cultural Centre in Nagpur. In 1997, 2000, 2001 and 2002 she received the State Award (Madhya Pradesh) in Bhopal. In 1998 she received the Raza Award from the Government of Madhya Pradesh. In 2002 she won the 3rd All India Lokmanya Tilak Award in Pune. In 2002 she received the All India Kala Academy Award in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh and received the 68th Indian Academy of Fine Art Award in Amritsar, Punjab. In 2003 she won the 6th All India Camlin Award, Mumbai. In 2006 she received the All India Raza Foundation Award in New Delhi.
Sanju lives and works in Bhopal.