Jayasri studied art at the Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan, 1977 - 79, and then pursued a degree from Visual College of Arts, Kolkata in 1979 - 80. She then went to France and studied print-making under Monsieur Ceizerziin, 1984.
The artist has received many prestigious awards, to mention a few, an Award in Tempera from College of Visual Art in 1979 and also a National Award.
She has numerous successful solo & group shows to her credit.
The artist lives & works in New Delhi.