Sanjoy Patra was born in 1974 in Gurgaon.
In 2003 he received his degree of Bachelor of Fine Art from Kala Bhavana, Viswa Bharati University in Santiniketan. In 2005 he received his degree of Master of Fine Art from Kala Bhavana, Viswa Bharati University in Santiniketan.
Sanjoy participated in several group shows:
In 2004 he took part in a group show at Birla Academy of Art and Culture in Kolkata. In 2007 he participated in Young Contemporaries at Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata. In 2009 he participated in a group show at London. In 2010 he took part in a group show at London. In 2014 he took part in a group show at Kolkata Academy of Fine Arts. In 2017 he participated in The Winter Sale at Gallery 7, Kalaghoda in Mumbai.
He has attended several workshops in New Delhi and Kolkata.
He has won several awards and scholarships:
In 1996 and 1997 he won the Academy Awards from Academy of Fine Art, Kolkata. In 1996 he won the Atul Bose’s Awards from Academy of Fine Art, Kolkata. In 1998 he won the Certificate of merit from Domas Art Gallery, Kolkata. In 2003 he won the All India Fine Art & Craft Society award from Delhi College of Art, Delhi. In 2005 he won the Somokal Art Gallery, Kolkata and received the Governor Awards from Academy of Fine Art, Kolkata. He received the Viswa Bharati Scholarship from Viswa Bharati University, Santiniketan for 1998 - 2002. He received the National Scholarship from Human Resource Development Centre in Lajpat Nagar, Delhi for 1998 – 1999.
Sanjoy lives and works in Gurgaon.