She graduated with a Diploma in Fine Arts from Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai, (1986).
Anju Dodiya has evolved to be primarily a water colorist, but is equally skilled with acrylics as well.
Her major exhibitions include Bombay, at the Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, (1996), an exhibition at Gallery Apunto, Amsterdam (1993), Husain Ki Sarai, in Faridabad (1992), Indian Eclectics, at the French Embassy, New Delhi (1989), Family Resemblance, a show curated by RanjitHoskote for Birla Century Gallery, Mumbai (2000), Embarkations, a show curated by YashodharaDalmia, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai (2000), Transpositions with NaliniMalani and Gulammohammed Sheikh, Lakeeren Gallery, Mumbai (2000), the Harmony Show – organized by Reliance Industries, Nehru Centre, Mumbai (2000, 2001), Art in the World 2000, organized by Beaux Art Magazine, Paris, Celebration of the Human Image, Gallery 42, New Delhi (2000), Once Upon a Time, conceived by Shireen Gandhy, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai (2000), A Global View – Indian Artists at Home in the World, curated by Bernhard Steinrucke, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai (2001), Memorablia for Mumbai, for the Kala Ghoda Association, Mumbai (2001), the CRY Show, Dubai (2001), The Bodied Self, a show curated by RanjitHoskote, for Sans Tache Gallery, Mumbai (2001), ARS 01, Museum of Contemporary Art, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland. The artist lives and works in Mumbai.