Born October 31, 1949. in a family of artists in Novosibirsk. Siberia. Russia. In 1970 — 1974 he studied with distinction a diploma at the faculty of "decorative design" Yaroslavl art school. Participated in Republican exhibition "Soviet Kalmykia". 1975 — 1981 he Studied and graduated with honors from Moscow State Art Institute named after V. I. Surikov, workshop graphics under the guidance of professors N. Ponomarev and B. A. Uspensky. Participated in all-Russian exhibitions. 1981 Diploma work — series of graphic works "the Widow of shepherd". Six sheets of this series acquired by the State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow, USSR), the remaining three entered the collection of the firm Faber-Castel (Nurnberg, Germany). 1982 Awarded the First Prize of the Komsomol Central Committee at the exhibition of works of young artists (Moscow, USSR) and the Prize of the firm Faber-Castell at the Second International triennial of drawings in Nuremberg (Germany). 1981 — 1984-Studied and successfully completed his postgraduate studies in the Creative workshops of the USSR Academy of Arts under the guidance of academician O. G. Vereisky. 1984 became a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR (now — the Russian Union of Artists). 1974 — 2000 participated in more than hundred exhibitions in Russia and abroad. Sanjeev — master, endowed with a rare ability of using colour and line to convey in the short-term the eternal and through the eternal talk about everyday. His graphic works imbued with special spiritual atmosphere. Graphics in the artist harmoniously coexists with painting — bright, unpredictable, fantastic. His works are in famous museums and art galleries as the Tretyakov Gallery, the State Museum of the Peoples of the East, the State Russian Museum, the world-famous collection of Ludwig (Germany), in the collection of Faber-Castel (Nurnberg, Germany), Metropolitan Museum (USA) and many other museums, art galleries and private collections in Russia and around the world.