Anjolie Ela Menon was
born in West Bengal. She studied at the J. J. School
of Art. She won the French Government scholarship to
Ecole National des Beaux Arts, Paris. She has had over
thirty solo shows and has participated in several international
group shows. She is also a well-known muralist and has
represented India at the Sao Paulo Biennale Brazil.
Her works can be found in many private and museum collections.
She was awarded the Padmashri in 2000.