Born in 1949 Bharati Sagar studied at The Jawharlal Nehru Fine Arts and Architecture College, Hyderabad. She also studied Commercial Art from B.I.E.T, Bombay by correspondence at the tender age of 13.
Bharati works in a range of materials including oils watercolour charcoal, mixmedia and ceramics.
She has held shows in India and abroad since 1979 and participated in several group shows in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai Chandigarh and Kolkata, and international shows in Muscat, Italy New York,Miami and Chicago.
She has won several awards, the Lalit Kala Parishad Best Award in 1987 and 1988 in Andhra Pradesh , First prize for Seascape Spot Painting (in Vishakapatnam in 1989 also the Chitra Kala Parishad State Award.
She has participated in several workshops since 1989 including a Collage Workshop and exhibition with German Painter, Kosehniider Ivan at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Calcutta.Vitrium tiles, with Amal Ghosh-Prof. Fine Arts London. A work shop in stained glass by renowned British artist Patricks Reynatiens, organized by The British Council.
In 2007 she did a residency at Garhi Studios at the invitation of the then Chairman of Lalit Kala Academy Delhi, Mr. RB Bhaskaran
Her works are in the collection of several prestigious institutions Indian Collectors and International buyers.
She lives and works in Bangalore. Ph no 9972419138