The artistic practice of Sumana, a Hyderabad-based PhD research scholar and practicing artist, includes different techniques of embroidery, stitching, knitting, pintograph and drawing. She has completed her post-graduation studies from S. N. School of Arts and Communication (2013). She has participated in several group shows in India and abroad. Sumana is the recipient of prestigious
55th National award, Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi (2014); Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grants (2016) and Swinburne University
Postgraduate Research Award (SUPRA), Australia (2018).