Born in Kerala, Sajitha Sankar took her BFA from the Fine Arts College, Thiruvananthapuram. Then she went to Cholamandalam Artists Village and worked there for few years. She has worked in Germany, UK, Austria, Spain,Japan, and has conducted solo shows. Currently she lives and works in Thiruvananthapuram.
Sajitha Sanker is a prominent women artist who portrays the issues of women in the contemporary society. She uses very strong and dark lines to delineate her protagonists. The women featured in her works are bold and they speak directly to the audience. Her passionate renderings have brought her critical acclaim. Of late she has done a series of color drawings, which again discusses the role of women in society.