Whether I am in Norway or Paris or London, I always see colour, it is an intrinsic part of my way of seeing. I come from Rajasthan where colour is celebrated; it is a part and parcel of the everyday life of its inhabitants. I love watching the leaves in autumn. Agni and Jal the two elements that are so vital in the Shastras. If you take the first alphabet of each, it becomes AJ this itself means never-ending, eternal and this is the energy that resides in my works.
An artist with a deep neck for tribal art was born in 1958, Jaipur, Rajasthan and graduated and Mastered in Art and Painting from Pune, Maharashtra. An influence of tribal art and culture led her to a PhD in Fine Arts, on Indian Tribal Art, and this reflects greatly in her works. She also studied at Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, on French government scholarship in 1988-89. Sujata has held around 25 individual shows in India and over 20 international shows and participated in more than a dozen group shows across India and abroad including in U.K, France, Norway and Saffronart in Los Angeles in 2001. She was conferred with Chancellors Award S.N.D.T University, Mumbai, selected for International Youth Achievement by Cambridge University, UK.in1986 and also holder of Raza Award in 2003, Bombay Art Society Award and the Maharashtra State Art Award. She lives and works in Paris.