Born in 1949 Bharati Sagar studied at The Fine Arts and Architecture College, Hyderabad. She also studied Commercial Art from B.I.E.T, Bombay.
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, apart from Muscat, Italy and Chicago.
She has won several awards, the Lalit Kala Parishad Award in 1987 and 1988 in Andhra Pradesh and the Chitra Kala Parishad State Award. She has participated in several workshops since 1989 including a workshop and exhibition with German Painter, Kosehniider Ivan at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Calcutta,Vitrium tiles, with Amal Ghosh-Prof. Fine Arts London and a work shop in stained glass by renowned British artist Patricks Reynatiens, organized by British Council. Her works are in the collection of several prestigious institutions and international buyers.
She lives and works in Bangalore.