Sanjay studied painting from College of Arts & Crafts, Patna University, Patna in the year 1988. And was awarded Research Grant by Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi in 1992-1993, and the Junior Fellowship, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Culture, Government of India, in the year 1995-1997. He was awarded a gold medal in 1985 for Youth festival by Govt. of Bihar, Patna. Premchand Yuva Mahotsava (Gold Medal), Kalakar Sanghrash Samiti, Patna in 1986. Sanjay has held numerous solo exhibitions at Nehru Center and Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai and has been part of many group shows like Regional Art Exhibition, Lucknow 1989, Contemporary Artist of Bihar at Ravindra Bhavan, New Delhi 1989-1990 to name a few.

Lives and works in Mumbai.