Saju Kunhan received his BFA degree from the Government College of Fine Art, Thrissur, before pursuing his MFA in painting from the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai. In 2014, Kunhan received a Post-Graduate Diploma degree in Museology and Conservation from CSMVS Museum, Mumbai.
Kunhan had his first solo exhibition, Stained Geographies at TARQ, Mumbai in 2017. He has been a part of several group exhibitions like - Shifting Selves: Between meaning, mytholgy and mirage featuring works from the Sarmaya Arts Foundation collection at TARQ, Mumbai (2021); Lokame Tharavadu, a group show in Alappuzha, Kerala curated by Bose Krishnamachari (2021), Traversing Histories, a two person show curated by Jitha Karthikeyan at Artimis Cars, Chennai (2019); India Art Fair, represented by TARQ, Mumbai (2019); Mapping Frontiers, curated by Lina Vincent Sunish as part of the Krishnakriti Festival, Hyderabad (2018); Mattancherry, curated by Riyas Komu at URU Art Harbour, Kochi (2017); Young Subcontinent, curated by Riyas Komu at the Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa (2016); Scape & Scope, anniversary group show of TAO Art Gallery at Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai (2016); Liminal Affinities, the inaugural exhibition at Nine Fish Art Gallery, Mumbai (2015); The Deep Inside at Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad (2015) and Memento Mori, a group show at TARQ, Mumbai (2015).
He currently lives and works in Mumbai.